ATAX Applications Accepted

Oconee County’s Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Commission is accepting Accommodations Tax, or ATAX, grant applications now through Friday, August 15. Projects eligible for ATAX grant consideration are tourism advertising and promotion, promotion of Arts and Cultural events for the attraction of tourists, facilities for civic and cultural events, and visitor centers. All applications must be received by the PRT by 2 pm Friday August 15. All grant applications will be reviewed by the Commission at the  August 21 meeting, and voted on at the August 28 PRT meeting. All meetings will be held at the Oconee Heritage Center beginning at 12 pm, and all grant applicants are invited to any of the PRT Commission meetings to answer any questions regarding their grant requests. For more information contact the PRT office at 888-1488.