Summit County Tax Grant Information

Summit County provides annual grants to local non-profit and governmental entities based off revenue from specific sales tax initiatives. These grants help fund various projects that aim to improve the quality of life for residents as well as expand tourist interest and investment in the County.

There are several different grants available from the County awarded generally on an annual basis. The following is a brief synopsis of each grant with the general schedule for applications.

  • Non-Profit Grants
    Please note that possible grant funding for 2024, is not guaranteed, and the amount of granted funds is subject to revision by the County Council. The deadline for the grant application is 5:00 PM, Monday, July 31, 2023. Funding is determined during the County’s budget process in December. Awarded grants to non-profit entities are distributed the following year.
    If you have any questions, please contact Annette Singleton at (435) 336-3025.
  • Restaurant Tax Grant
    The intent of this grant is to assist governmental and non-profit entities with tourism promotion and/or development, operation, and maintenance projects and programs that bring tourism in from outside of the County. Applications are available March 1st and due by March 31st, 2023 by 5:00 PM. Monies from awarded grants are made available in June with projects completion expected within 18 months.
  • Recreation, Arts & Parks – Recreation Grant (RAP)   The Summit County Recreation, Arts and Parks (RAP) Grant will be available online on September 1, 2023. The deadline for all applications is Friday, September 30th at 5:00 PM no exceptions. The recreation grant applies to any publicly owned or operated facility that is used for recreational purposes.

  • Recreation, Arts & Parks – Cultural Grant (RAP)
    Projects and programs funded by this grant have included art education, dance, history, music, visual arts, theatre, folk arts, and more. Monies for awarded grants are made available in June with projects completion expected within 12 months. Applications are available April 1st and due by April 29th, 2022 by 5:00 PM.

  • Special Event Tax Grant
    No information at this time.