Economic and Cultural Development grant money is a percentage of Transient Occupancy taxes collected by the City. It is estimated that approximately $230,000 this year will be available for distribution.
Grant Applications for Economic and Cultural Development funding for fiscal year 2019-2020 (July through June) were due on Wednesday, March 27, 2018 and are no longer being accepted.
The committee reviewing these applications met May 9, 2019 and May 14, 2019 to hear presentations from applicants and review applications and make recommendations for grant allocations to the Ashland City Council.
Proposed Grant allocations are expected to be approved by the Citizensí Budget Committee and forward to the City Council for adoption in June. Information to grantees will be sent out via mail with further instructions.