Bed Tax Grant

Canal Winchester has levied a 6% Transient Occupancy Tax that is imposed when lodging is furnished to transient guests by a hotel, motel or similar business. One half (3%) of this tax is contributed to Destination: Canal Winchester, the designated visitors and convention bureau for Canal Winchester. The second half of the tax has been designated by City Council to fund the annual Bed Tax Grant Program.

2024 Bed Tax Grant Program

Applications for the 2023 Bed Tax Grant Program will be available beginning October 1, 2023. Completed applications must be received by close of business on November 30, 2023 to be considered for funding. Applications will not be accepted prior to October 1st.

Previous Grant Recipients - Please ensure all grant requirements from the previous round have been met before submitting a new application. Current year applications will not be considered if the final project report is outstanding.

New Applicants - Please review the Application Guidelines carefully to ensure eligibility of your organization and project.

Bed Tax Grant Application Guidelines (PDF)

Bed Tax Grant Application (PDF)