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Lodging Tax Grants

Tourism Funding Opportunities

Snohomish County offers two different grant programs opportunities to grow overnight visitation in the County destination. 

Snohomish County Hotel-Motel Small Fund Grant

The annual Snohomish County Hotel-Motel Small Fund Grant accepts applications from public and non-profit organizations for tourism marketing and promotional projects. 

The grant cycle opens each summer for the following calendar year.  The total amount of the Hotel-Motel Small Fund Grant Fund is projected annually, and trends at less than $500,000 per year.  Historically, awards average $10,000 per project, but range between $5,000 to $50,000 per project, per year.    

Click the hyperlinked section below for important details, information, and the Snohomish County Hotel-Motel Small Fund Grant Application Package: Hotel-Motel Small Fund Grant page.


Tourism Promotion Area (TPA)

The Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) Fund is open to all private, public and non-profit applicants seeking assistance for non-capital projects. Large scale, multi-day events, activities and projects that produce significant sales of hotel room nights are encouraged to apply. highly preferred. Applications are reviewed monthly by the 14 member Snohomish County Tourism.  

Visit SnoCoTPA.com for more information.

For more information and assistance on either grant program, determining please contact:

Trudy Soriano, Snohomish County Tourism Promotion Coordinator at
Email: trudy.soriano@snoco.org
Phone: 425-471-8738