In 1992, the general electorate of the Big Sky Resort Area voted to adopt a Resort Tax to be charged on “luxury” goods and services not deemed “necessities of life.” In 1998, the general electorate of the Big Sky Resort Area voted to create a District for local administration of the Resort Tax. Resort Tax is collected and remitted by local businesses operating within the District. The locally elected Board of 5 volunteer Directors strategically invests funds to address critical community needs. The District is administered by a small paid staff hired by the Board of Directors. 

Upcoming Events

FY25 Commitments and Meeting Recap

The BSRAD Board finalized the FY25 budget with the ratification of the Nonprofit grant awards (Government and Reserve funding was commited earlier). FY25 commitments totaled $23,299,095. During the first week of June, the board reviewed 33 Nonprofit requests from 18...

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How do YOU want your public dollars spent?

Since 1992, the Big Sky Resort Area District (BSRAD) has awarded over $120 million to fund priority programs and projects throughout Big Sky. BSRAD is heading into the final process of budgeting for FY25. Reserves were committed in January. Awards for Government...

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