The City of Aiken State Accommodations Tax Committee is currently accepting funding requests for tourism-related projects that will take place July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

State Accommodations Tax Grants are available for qualifying non-profit or government organizations and the grant will cover marketing expenses reaching outside of a 50-mile radius of Aiken, with the purpose being to promote tourism in the Aiken area.  Those interested organizations should contact the City of Aiken Community Affairs and Tourism Division for a handbook and application.  Applications can also be obtained digitally by contacting Tourism Supervisor Rebecca Waddell at rwaddell@cityofaikensc.gov, or online by clicking here.

All applications, whether delivered by mail or in person, must be received at The City of Aiken Municipal Building [214 Park Ave. SW] by 5PM on Friday, February 16, 2018.  The mailing address is:

City of Aiken
Accommodations Tax Funding Program
Attn: Rebecca Waddell
214 Park Avenue SW
Aiken, SC 29801

Questions concerning the application process or anyone wishing to confirm the receipt of an application are encouraged to contact rwaddell@cityofaikensc.gov or at 644-1902.