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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Council OKs distribution of HTAX revenue to 4 non-profits

BEAUFORT, S.C. (March 1, 2023) –  At its Feb. 28 meeting, Beaufort City Council approved the distribution of $27,500 in Hospitality Tax Fund revenue to non-profit organizations that promote tourism and the downtown economy. The funds can be used for advertising and promoting events and other activities.

The recipients and funding amounts:

  • Downtown Beaufort Merchants Association: $10,000 to promote such events as First Friday.
  • Beaufort Area Hospitality Association: $10,000 to support and promote Activate Beaufort activities.
  • Gullah Traveling Theater: $5,500 to promote two new productions.
  • Beaufort Digital Corridor: $2,000 to promote the 2023 Run Forrest Run 5K race.

The Hospitality Tax allocation is derived annually from 1.1% of hospitality taxes collected from restaurants and other establishments that serve food and drinks in the City of Beaufort.

Each year the City asks eligible organizations to submit proposals for funding that meet specific criteria. The proposals are reviewed by a staff committee, which makes recommendations to City Council for the allocations.


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