Welcome to the tourist development tax grant application program. A grant application window can be open for either Capital Projects or Events.
The window period for Capital Projects is currently CLOSED, however, the ARC has approved for a window period to open September 24, 2018 - November 14, 2018. To learn more about the application process please review the application forms and scoring matrices below.
The County will provide support to prospective applicants throughout the application period. An initial grant application information session for interested parties is scheduled for September 18, 2018, at 4:00 PM; for more information please visit the County Calendar. Applicants are also encouraged to contact County staff prior to submitting an application so that all questions regarding their particular application can be addressed. Please contact Vanan Hampton at 407-836-5572 to schedule an appointment.
Please note that at this time the TDT Application Review Committee will be reviewing only capital projects in excess of $2.0 million. For cultural tourism and sports events and projects under $2M, the County also provides annual funding through two separate competitive processes. Project sponsors can learn more about these programs by visiting the Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Orange County Sports Incentive Committee .