Resort Tax Funding

FY23 Funding Applications

Please mark your calendars with the FY23 application cycle dates below. NEW for FY23! – Sponsors must submit and complete an LOI by February 15 in order to be invited to complete a Project Application(s). More details on these dates and the application process will be shared as they become available.

  • January 31, 2022 – Application Training (Session #1)
  • February 1, 2022 – LOI’s Available
  • February 1, 2022 – Application Training (Session #2)
  • February 15, 2022 – LOI Deadline
  • March 1, 2022 – Project Applications Available
  • March 31, 2022 – Project Application Deadline
  • June 6, 2022 – Application Review Meeting #1
  • June 9, 2022 – Application Review Meeting #2

How To Apply For Resort Tax Funding

If your organization or its programming is located within the boundaries of the Big Sky Resort Area District and it provides a service, program, or project that provides for the public health, safety, and welfare of the greater Big Sky Resort Area District community, you may apply for Resort Tax funding.

How Resort Tax Collections are Awarded

The Big Sky Resort Area District awards resort tax funding on an annual basis. The funding supports local services and programs including a post office; ambulance and other emergency medical services; public transportation systems; tourism development; and other services that provide for the public health, safety, and welfare within the Big Sky Resort Area District. With the commitment of the many entities that serve Big Sky, we are Better Together.

Other Questions

Visit our Resort Tax Funding FAQ’s for more common questions and answers or contact the Resort Tax office.

FY22 Funding Awards

Over the course of 2 meetings held on June 7th & 10th, the District’s locally elected Board reviewed project applications from 26 sponsoring organizations. After hearing public comment the board awarded funding on June 10th for 47 projects. A total of $7,057,754 was awarded in addition to the 1% for Infrastructure commitment of $2,716,875 for FY22. Review FY22 funding awards and project applications below. Recordings of the meetings can be viewed HERE.

Information for Resort Tax Award Recipients

If your organization was awarded Resort Tax funding, you may submit payment requests when an Award Orientation has been completed, an Award Contract has been signed, and you have completed the Post Award Follow Up Form. Requests are processed on the 1st and 15th of each month and organizations can expect to receive payment within 7-10 days of processing. Instructions, expectations, and guidelines for submitting Payment Requests can be viewed HERE [pdf].