This fund is managed by the City’s TLT Advisory Committee. Approved funding comes from Transient Lodging Tax (TLT) revenues as authorized under Finance Policy #F-12-11-002, Transient Lodging Tax Policy as currently adopted or as amended by the Albany City Council, to be used for an appropriate governmental purpose.
Funding requests may come from or through any recipient organization or outside organization. Funding requests must be supported by a majority of the Committee. Grant funds are used for event start-up costs to outside agencies; new marketing campaigns or expanded advertising for a new element of an existing event; or travel expenses to submit proposals to host events, conferences, and trade shows. The funds shall not be used for wages or benefits.