Klamath County Finance

Community Grant Program

Klamath County has established a Tourism Grant Program to assist local event planners in promoting tourism in Klamath County. The funding for the Tourism Grant Program is provided by the county-wide transient room tax. The transient room tax is administered by the Klamath County Tax Collector.

Timeline for Spring 2014 Klamath County Tourism Grants
April 1, 2014 Grant Applications Available
April 23, 2014 6:30 p.m. Marketing 101 Class mandatory for all grant applicants,
Room 214 Klamath County Government Center
April 30, 2014, 2:00 p.m. Deadline for submitting applications
May 21, 2014, 2:00 p.m. Deadline for submitting answers to questions from Committee
May 28, 2014, 1:00 p.m. Review Panel Meeting with Applicants,
Room 214 Klamath County Government Center
June 5, 2014, 9:30 a.m. BOCC work session to review and award grants
June 18, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Marketing 102 Class mandatory for all grant recipients,
Room 214 Klamath County Government Center
June 20, 2014 Deadline to have signed agreement returned to Klamath County, to receive award funds
Grant Program Forms and Instructions
Grant Application (pdf) Grant Application Fillable Form (MS Word)
Grant Draw-down Request Form (pdf) Grant Application Fillable Budget Form (MS Excel)
Final Report (pdf)  

Historical Grant Awards

Spring 2013 Tourism Grant Awards approved April 17, 2012

Organization Project Amount
Court Appointed Special Advocates Ride For The Child $ 5,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Discover Klamath - Sentry Eagle $10,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Discover Klamath - Trip Advisor $10,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Favell Museum Fall Art Festival $ 6,800
  ApplicationScoring  
Friends of Crater Lake Crater Lake Appreciation
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  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Freedom Celebration We Mourn Their Passing
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  ApplicationScoring  
Roe Outfitters Cascade Ziplines & Canopy Tour Promotion $10,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Ross Ragland Theater Live at 25! Silver Anniversary $ 6,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Total Awarded   $47,800

Fall 2012 Tourism Grant Awards approved October 24, 2012

Organization Project Amount
Babe Ruth Association 2013 Babe Ruth Northwest Regional $ 7,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Citizens for Safe Schools Run for Kids $ 3,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Audubon Society 2013 Winter Wings Festival $ 9,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Basin USBC Association 2013 State Bowling Tournament $6,800
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Ice Sports Skate, Play & Stay in the Klamath Basin $ 6,750
  ApplicationScoring  
Kruise of Klamath 2013 Kruise of Klamath $ 3,500
  ApplicationScoring  
Ore-Cal Resource The Art of Survival: Exhibit from the Tulelake Japanese-American Confinement Camp $ 2,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Rip City Riders 6th Annual Summer Fun Run $ 6,450
  ApplicationScoring  
Ross Ragland Theater Taste of Klamath Weekend $ 7,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Town of Bonanza Oregon State Chili Cook-Off $ 4,000
  ApplicationScoring  
City of Klamath Falls, Klamath Veteran’s Memorial $ 2,600
Veterans Memorial Committee ApplicationScoring  
Total Awarded   $58,100

Spring 2011 Tourism Grant Awards approved April 11, 2012

Organization Project Amount
Beatty Community Action Team Beatty Cultural / Heritage Festival $ 1,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Court Appointed Special Advocate Ride Through Paradise $ 3,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath & Western Railroad Klamath & Western Railroad Brochure $ 2,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Basin Stockdog Association 2012 National Sheepdog Finals $10,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Blues Society 5th Annual Blues Society $ 7,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Community Web Portal Marketing $ 3,500
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Freedom Celebration We Mourn Their Passing $ 4,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Falls Warriors Roller Derby to Klamath Falls --------
  ApplicationScoring  
Rip City Riders 5th Annual Summer Fun Run $ 7,500
  ApplicationScoring  
Ross Ragland Theater Winter at the Ragland $ 6,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Total Awarded   $44,000

 

Fall 2011 Tourism Grant Awards approved October 19, 2011

Organization Project Amount
30-Mile Club Expanded Marketing $ 1,500
  ApplicationScoring  
Babe Ruth Assoc. Promoting Historical Kiger Stadium $ 3,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Chemult Sled Dog Assoc. 2012 Dog Race Online Promotion $ 2,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Citizens for Safe School Run for Kids Half marathon $ 1,400
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Arts Council Klamath Kinetic Challenge $ 1,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Basin Audubon 2012 Winter Wings Festival $ 8,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Freedom Celebration Klamath Freedom Celebration --------
  ApplicationScoring  
Klamath Ice Sports 10th Annual Figure Skating Event $ 3,700
  ApplicationScoring  
Kruise of Klamath 2012 Kruise of Klamath $ 6,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Linkville Players Web Advertising & Ticket Sales $ 1,100
  ApplicationScoring  
Oregon Pilots Assoc. 2012 Airport Fly-In $ 1,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Rock & Arrowhead Club 26th Annual Rock & Gem Show $ 2,000
  ApplicationScoring  
Ross Ragland Theater Eat. Play. Stay. Promotion $ 5,000
  ApplicationScoring  
The Creativity Collective Artventure $ 4,800
  ApplicationScoring  
The Ledge Northwest Adventure Challenge $ 3,600
  ApplicationScoring  
Town of Bonanza Chili Cook Off, Hobby Festival, Show & Shine $ 2,900
  ApplicationScoring  
Total Awarded   $47,000

 

Older Awards

2010-2011 (pdf)
2009-2010 (pdf)