Applications must be submitted during the application cycle (August 1-31, 2022) and received EOB by August 31, 2022
Berkeley County is accepting applications for funding from state accommodations tax funds. In order to be considered, the completed application must be received by the Tourism Department by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
No faxed or email applications will be accepted. Late or incomplete applications will also not be accepted.
- Budget – Provide a complete budget for your project/event listed including all funding sources.
- The Internal Revenue Service tax status determination letter
- Detailed marketing / advertising plan for project/event
- Organization’s latest financial statement
- List of applicant’s board members
Additional information or supporting documents are welcomed along with the mandatory requirements.
|First Time Events with proposed Budget||Up to $1,000|
|Small-Size, established Events with Proposed Budget||Up to $1,000||100-1,000|
|Mid-Size Events with Proposed Budget||Up to $2,500||1,000-5,000|
|Large Events with Proposed Budget||Up to $5,000||5,000-10,000|
|Mega-Event with Proposed Budget||Up to $10,000||50,000-100,000|
PLEASE NOTE: If you received Accommodations Tax funding in 2021, a final report including receipts will need to be turned in to the Berkeley County Tourism Department (Rachel Knight at ) no later than December 31, 2022. If you have not spent your awarded 2021 A Tax funds yet and decide to apply for 2022 A Tax funding, the funding of your 2022 project will be contingent on your 2021 report.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee
|Name||Position||Industry||appointed by Council member|
|Ms. Kim Bennett Brown||Hospitality/Lodging||J. Whitley|
|Mr. Tom Curtis||Cultural||J. Schurlknight|
|Mr. Kevin Davis||Hospitality/Lodging||C. Pinckney|
|Mr. Troy Diel||Chairman||Hospitality||B. Cox|
|Mr. Keith Gaines||Lodging||J. Whitley|
|Mr. Tommy Hall||Vice Chairman||Hospitality||J. Whitley|
|Ms. Tara McConnell||Hospitality/Lodging||T. Newell|