Capital Grant Application

Grading Criteria

Experience Waterloo, on behalf of the City of Waterloo, is accepting grant requests for capital-related projects that will have a positive impact on the tourism industry in Waterloo during Fiscal Year 2023 (January 1 – June 30, 2023).

The hotel-motel tax grants have been established to reach the following goals:

  1. Support capital projects significantly impacting the Waterloo visitor experience (50%).
  2. Support organizations and activities that strengthen the perception of Waterloo (25%).
  3. Make impactful projects possible with financial support from this process (25%).


Overall scores may be increased when an application demonstrates the following:

  • Support applications that are clear, complete and well-thought-out. ** Grants meeting either of the above criteria will have scores increased by 10 for each **

Due Date

Due date of applications is October 30 2022. 

NOTE: You can use the Save & Continue button to come back and complete the form later, but keep in mind the link you receive to do so will expire after 30 days!