Tourism / Economic Development Grant

Tourism / Economic Development Grant (Lodging Tax Funded)

Application for Lodging Tax Funding:  2024 application

W9 Form: Click here for the W-9 Form to be turned in with application.

Submittal Deadline:  September 29, 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Online Training Video:  Presentation Slides: Click here for slides from video.

Grant Information:

The City of Arlington is accepting applications from public and non-profit agencies for projects that promote economic development and tourism in the City. To be eligible for consideration, your complete proposal must be received by the deadline, (incomplete grant applications will not be reviewed and will not be eligible for funding). Please submit a separate application for each event or project requested for funding. 

Directions are in the application.   Questions: Contact Kristin Garcia 360-403-3431

Lodging Tax, What can it fund? Authorized uses of lodging tax can be found within RCW 67.28.1816 at
Lodging taxes can be used for:

  • Tourism marketing
  • Marketing and operations of special events and festivals
  • Operations of tourism-related facilities owned by non-profit organizations
  • Operations and capital expenditures of tourism related facilities owned by municipalities