City of Leavenworth announces Leavenworth Fund 2022 (Washington)

The City of Leavenworth announces a second opportunity to apply for Lodging Tax Grant Funding through “The Leavenworth Fund”, which is a single fund set aside for community grants from the City’s annual lodging Tax dollars.

Donor Name: City of Leavenworth

State: Washington

City: Leavenworth

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/31/2022

Size of the Grant: $10,000


This new grant application process is the City’s official mechanism for accepting all grant solicitations from qualified organizations. This replaces all prior grant funding application processes, such as the “Festival & Events,” “Tourism Hospitality & Special Programs,” and “Partnership Funding Agreements.”

The City originally solicited applications for The Leavenworth Fund grant funding opportunity in June of this year; those applicants were awarded funding by the City Council at the November 9, 2021 City Council meeting. There is a remaining balance of $58,000 in appropriated funds that is still available for local nonprofit organizations to apply for.


The following categories are available for this second round of grant funding:

  • Heads in Beds: Purpose of funding: to promote activities or events that generate overnight stays in local hotels/accommodations.
    • Uses of funds include but are not limited to:
  • Operational Support: Purpose of funding: to support nonprofit organizations with a mission focused on the Leavenworth community and that attract tourism, sportsmanship, cultural exchanges, and/or promotion of the city.
    • Uses of funds include but are not limited to:
      • Operations
      • Maintenance
      • Capital Investments
      • Staffing
      • Insurance, etc.

Funding Details

  • $58,000 in Lodging Tax Funds is available
  • Minimum requested grant amount: $4,000
  • Maximum requested grant amount: $10,000

Application Details

  • To apply, your organization must have 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) status.
  • Application must include the following:
    • Work Plan
    • Organizational budget document
    • 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) letter or a letter from a fiscal agent
    • Insurance Certification
    • List of your Board of Directors
  • An application submitted does not guarantee funding.
  • Funding may be granted at a different dollar amount than requested in the application.
  • Requests that do not exceed 50% of total funding will be prioritized.
  • Organizations may submit more than one application for each category – separate applications must be submitted.

For more information, visit 2022 Levenworth Fund.