Historical Restoration and Preservation Activities that Directly Promote Tourism and the Hotel and Convention Industry: historical restoration and preservation projects or activities or advertising and conducting solicitation and promotional programs to encourage tourists and convention delegates to visit preserved historic sites or museums.
Sporting Event Expenses that Substantially Increase Economic Activity at Hotels: Expenses including promotional expenses, directly related to a sporting event in which the majority of participants are tourists who substantially increase economic activity at hotels and motels within the county.
Certain Portions of Sporting Facilities: Expenses for a certain percentage of a facilities patrons that are directly contributing to increased local hotel activity.
Shuttle Services for Convention Activities: Shuttle services for an event is an eligible expense provided the shuttle services begins or terminates at a local hotel facility.
Supplemental Information To Include With Application: Along with the application, if available, please submit the following:
_____ Proposed Marketing Plan for Funded Event
_____ Schedule of Activities or Events Relating to the Funded Project
Submit to: Bobby Fillyaw
1201 Childers Road, Orange, TX 77630
Name of Organzation:____________________________________________________________________
City, State, Zip:_________________________________________________________________________
Contact Phone Number:___________________________________________________________________
Web Site Address for Event or Sponsoring Entity _____________________________________________
Is your organization: Non-Profit__________ Private/For Profit___________
Tax ID #:________________________________ Entity’s Creation Date: __________
Purpose of your organization:______________________________________________________________
Name of Event or Project_________________________________________________________________
Date of Event or Project::_________________________________________________________________
Primary Location of Event or Project:_______________________________________________________
How will the funds be used:_______________________________________________________________
Primary Purpose of Funded Activity/Facility:_________________________________________________
Percentage of Hotel Tax Support of Related Costs
_____ Note Percentage of Total Event Costs Covered by Hotel Occupancy Tax
_____ Note Percentage of Total Facility Costs Covered by Hotel Occupancy Tax for the Funded Event
_____ Note Percentage of Staff Costs Covered by Hotel Occupancy Tax for the Funded Event
If staff costs are covered, estimate percentage of time staff spends annually on the funded event(s) compared to other activities ____________________________________