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, 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 or at 644-1902.