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Lodgers Tax Event Fund

Does your organization have an event that brings visitors to Ruidoso? You might be eligible for financial support. READ ON…

Ruidoso Lodgers Tax Application Form

The Village of Ruidoso Lodgers Tax Committee accepts applications from local organizations for financial support of events that bring visitors to the region. Please note that these are public funds and are to be administered according to NM State Law and Village Ordinances.

FUNDING REQUEST CANNOT EXCEED $5,000 FOR FIRST YEAR EVENT (matched by Lodgers Tax at 80% up to the maximum) AND $5,000 FOR SUBSEQUENT EVENTS (matched by Lodgers Tax at 50% of the amount spent on marketing, a one-to-one match). PAID receipts for all expenditures must be submitted for reimbursement. Priority consideration is given for events planned during non-peak occupancy periods. Applicants are required to submit a follow-up report with a financial statement within 90-days following the event or risk forfeiting received funds.

This application constitutes a contract between the Village of Ruidoso and the organization to receive the funds, should the funds be approved by the Lodgers Tax Committee and the Village of Ruidoso governing body. Also, approved funding may differ from the amount requested in the application.


SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE USING THE FORM BELOW:

Event Date *
Event Date
Have you discussed special room packages with a Lincoln County lodger? If so, which ones?
What percentage of your advertising budget will be spent outside of Lincoln County?
Yes or No. If yes, please include the website URL.
Please outline your media marketing expenses for the categories of newspaper, radio, magazine, Internet, printing, other. REMEMBER: FUNDING REQUEST CANNOT EXCEED $5,000 FOR FIRST YEAR EVENT (matched by Lodgers Tax at 80% up to the maximum) AND $5,000 FOR SUBSEQUENT EVENTS (matched by Lodgers Tax at 50% of the amount spent on marketing, a one-to-one match). PAID receipts for all expenditures must be turned in for reimbursement. Priority consideration is given for events planned during non-peak occupancy periods.
Rules & Regulations *
I UNDERSTAND THAT THESE ARE PUBLIC FUNDS AND THEY ARE TO BE ADMINISTERED ACCORDING TO STATE LAW AND VILLAGE ORDINANCES, AND I AGREE TO SUBMIT A FOLLOW-UP REPORT WITH A FINANCIAL STATEMENT WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS FOLLOWING THE EVENT OR I COULD FORFEIT THE FUNDS. I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS APPLICATION CONSTITUTES A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF RUIDOSO AND THE ORGANIZATION TO RECEIVE THE FUNDS, SHOULD THE FUNDS BE APPROVED BY THE LODGERS TAX COMMITTEE AND THE VILLAGE OF RUIDOSO GOVERNING BODY. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT APPROVED FUNDING AMOUNTS MAY DIFFER FROM THE AMOUNT REQUESTED ON THE APPLICATION.
Name of Applicant Making Request *
Name of Applicant Making Request
Applicant Address *
Applicant Address
Applicant Phone Number *
Applicant Phone Number
Please provide the best telephone number to reach you.
Date Submitted *
Date Submitted
Date Presented at Committee Meeting *
Date Presented at Committee Meeting