PRESS RELEASE: Redmond Tourism Grants Available

Press Release

Redmond Tourism Grants Available 

October 1, 2018

Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager

Redmond, WAThe City of Redmond is now accepting applications for its 2019 Tourism Promotion Grant Program through Wednesday, October 31, at 5 p.m. The goal of Redmond's Tourism Promotion Program is to attract visitors to Redmond. Grant applicants may be cultural, historical, educational, sports, or community organizations coordinating events and tournaments that bring visitors to Redmond. 

The grants are available to help fund projects that stimulate tourism and our local economy in Redmond, and are paid by a portion of the one percent sales tax on hotel rooms located in Redmond. Grants may not exceed 50 percent of the cost of the project. 

The Redmond Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will evaluate qualifying applications on a competitive basis, using the official tourism promotion funding criteria, and will forward recommendations to the Mayor and City Council for approval. City Council will award the grants in January 2019. 

Applications and funding criteria information are available through the City of Redmond’s website at For questions and more information contact Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager, at or 425-556-2427. This press release is available on