PRESCOTT, AZ (March 20, 2018) – The Prescott Tourism Office will be accepting applications for Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC) grants beginning Thursday, March 22, through Friday, April 27 at 5 p.m. There will be a mandatory meeting for all applicants on Wednesday, March 28 at 4 p.m. at City Hall. TAC Grants are designed to assist non-profit organizations hosting events in Prescott between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.
Events will be rated based on three criteria:
- Marketing and public relations activities to attract visitors from outside 90 miles, encouraging overnight stays in local lodging establishments.
- Financial benefit to the community, such as how many are attending, and if they are staying overnight at local lodging establishments.
- Benefit to the community, by working with other local organization.
TAC Grants are funded by the City’s Transient Occupancy (Bed Tax). The TAC Grant budget is $40,000 in total. Events are eligible for up to $5,000, depending on their rating, and how many organizations successfully apply.
Starting March 22, applications and guidelines will be available online at www.visit-prescott.com. For more information, contact the city of Prescott Communications Office at 928-777-1362.