County accepting applications for grants

info@islandpacket.comJune 16, 2013 

Beaufort County tourism-related organizations have until Aug. 5 to submit applications for accommodations-tax grants.

Applications will only be accepted electronically at They will not be accepted if they are incomplete or submitted after 5 p.m. Aug. 5. Applicants who do not receive an interview schedule by Aug. 19 should call 843-255-2180.

Application forms can be obtained at the county's website,

Funding for the grants comes from a 2-percent tax on hotels, motels, inns and vacation rentals.

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