The application process for FY 2020-21 Hotel/Motel Funding is now closed.

 

The timeline for the FY 2020-21 Hotel/Motel Tax Funding process is as follows:

  • November 13, 2019 - Applications Distributed and Posted to City Website
  • December 19, 2019 - Completed Application Due Date
  • January 8, January 15, or January 22, 2020 - Presentations to Council Finance Committee
  • March 2, 2020 - Approval of Fund Awards
  • July 1, 2020 - Funding Disbursed Upon Request of Successful Applicant

 

The following applicants were awarded FY 2020-21 Hotel/Motel Tax Funding at the March 2, 2020 City Council Meeting and funds will be disbursed on July 1, 2020:

  • Ballet Des Moines - $16,500
  • Des Moines Children's Museum - $20,000
  • Central Iowa Shelter & Services - $25,000
  • Eddie Davis Community Center - $15,000
  • Historic Valley Junction Foundation - $150,000
  • Iowa Senior Games - $12,000
  • Junior Achievement - $5,000
  • National Speech & Debate Association - $20,000
  • Tallgrass Theatre Company - $10,000
  • Tiger Softball Club - $2,000
  • West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce - $95,000
  • West Des Moines Community Schools Robotics - $11,500
  • West Des Moines Girls Softball - $25,000
  • West Des Moines Historical Society - $50,000
  • West Des Moines Soccer Club - $20,000

 

Read the City of West Des Moines Hotel/Motel Tax Funding Policy