ACCOMMODATIONS TAX FUNDS REQUEST - SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA
Filing Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2009 (No applications will be accepted after this date) I. General Project Information Organization/Event/Project Name Contact Person E-mail Address Street Address: Mailing Address: *Project/ Event/ Descripton Phone Number Fax Number
*Project/Event/Description should summarize the project/event for which funding is being requested. Please provide clear and concise information in the space provided.
FY 2007/08 Actual
FY 2008/09 Budget
FY 2009/10 Request/Est.
Total Budget of Event/Project Amount Funded from Spartanburg County Accommodations Tax Amount Funded from Accommodations Tax From All Sources* Total Attendance (enter actual/projected attendance #'s) % of Total Tourists (enter actual/projected tourist %)**
* Includes all Accommodations Funding from all sources (other cities, counties, etc.) ** Tourists are generally defined as those who travel at least 50 miles to attend; however, the Committee considers every project/event on a case-by-case basis.
Project Categories - All Must Attract or Provide for Tourists (Check all boxes that apply) 1- Destination Advertising / Promotion 2 - Tourism-Related Events 3 - Tourism-Related Facilities 4 - Tourism-Related Public Services
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5 - Tourist Public Transportation 6 - Waterfront Erosion/Control/Repair 7 - Operation of Visitor Information Center
II. Detailed Project/Event Description (please provide all information in the space provided) A. Benefit to Tourism & Community
B. Duration of Project Start Date C. Permits Required Completion Date
D. Additional Information
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III. Budget and Financial Information A. Please attach a copy of your FY 2009-10 estimated budget for this event or project, AND a copy of last year's financial statement if applicable to the request you are making. Your event or project budget should contain both revenue and expenditure estimates. Revenue sources may include: Accommodations Tax, Hospitality Tax, Private Funds, Generated Revenues, Contributions, as well as other sources. Expenditures should include: Personnel Services Expenditures, Operating Expenditures (publishing, utilities, maintenance, travel, Board expenses, etc.), and Capital Expenditures (construction, land acquisitions, materials and equipment with useful life of 5+ years, etc. Please condense your budget information to one (1) page if possible. Failure to submit requested budget information with this application may result in exclusion from being considered for Spartanburg County Accommodations Tax Funding. B. Amount of Accommodations Tax Funding Requested from Spartanburg County C. Please Identify when requested funds will be needed. Please note that while funds may not be available on the date requested, every effort will be made to distribute the funds as close to the chosen date as possible. Month/Year Please provide in detail the use of requested Spartanburg County Accommodations Tax proceeds for FY 2009-10.
D. The information and statements contained in this application are true according to my best information and belief.
Signature: Print Name: Title:
PLEASE RETURN NINE ( 9) COPIES OF THE COMPLETED APPLICATION, BUDGET INFORMATION, AND ANY OTHER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TO: SPARTANBURG COUNTY ACCOMMODATIONS TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE C/O SPARTANBURG COUNTY ADMINISTRATION 366 N. CHURCH STREET P.O. BOX 5666 SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA 29304
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