The Community Enhancement Program is funded by a set percent of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenues. The goal of the Community Enhancement Program is to stimulate tourism, promote the economy, create jobs, and/or a better quality of life. Entities and activities currently funded are cultural activities, museums, visitor and convention bureaus, economic development councils, and other similar institutions/organizations, including County programs and projects, which promote and generate tourism and/or economic development within San Diego County.
Grant funds shall not be used for any purposes prohibited by laws governing the use of public funds, including but not limited to, religious, political campaigning, or purely private purposes or activities.
The FY 15/16 Community Enhancement application period is now closed. The FY 16/17 Community Enhancement application will be available on January 1, 2016.
Public Hearings are scheduled to occur in June 2015. The County will mail to all applicants a Notice of Community Enhancement Public Hearings in May 2015.
The Hearings will be held at the County Administration Center, Room 310
2015-2016 Community Enhancement Public Hearings:
- Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget Hearings (Community Enhancement Public Hearings) schedule
- Request to Speak Form
Documentation of Grant Expenditures