The City of Columbia offers Accommodations and Hospitality Tax Grants to eligible organizations and or projects/events.
To determine eligibility, available dates, and grant guidelines, refer to the links under each grant offered.
Community Promotions Grants are offered when money is available.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is currently seeking applications for funding through its American Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations (ARPGO).
Click on the logo below to apply.
Accommodations Tax Grant:
Applicants seeking funding for FY 21/22: (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) Grant application cycle will begin June 21, 2021.
Completed applications must be submitted by mailed and post marked Friday, July 2, 2021. Late/incomplete applications will
not be considered. Applications that are received on time and deemed eligible will be considered for grant awards.
Click here for a copy of the Accommodation Tax Guidelines and Application
Hospitality Tax Grant:
Applicants seeking funding for FY 21/22: (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) Grant application cycle will begin June 14, 2021.
Completed applications must be submitted in ZoomGrants no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 2, 2021. Late/incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications that are received on time and deemed eligible will be considered for grant
ZOOMGRANTS Link for Hospitality Tax grant application:
Community Promotions Grant:
Upon availability, General Fund dollars, via this grant, provide financial support to non-profit or charitable organizations within the City of Columbia. Applications for Community Promotions Grants will be available once funds (if any) are allocated after fiscal year end. There is no funding available for Community Promotions Grants at this time. Once funding is determined to be available, a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), will be posted here on the City's website. The process for applying for a grant will be outlined in the NOFA.
Additional Links & Information:
Funded FY21: Website Spreadsheet 2021
Funded FY20: Website Spreadsheet 2020
Funded FY19: Website Spreadsheet 2019
Funded FY18: Website Spreadsheet 2018
Physical Address: 1136 Washington Street, Suite 508, Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 147, Columbia, South Carolina 29217