Accommodation Tax Grants
The City of Folly Beach awards grants, funded from a portion of the money received from Accommodations Taxes, for the purpose of promoting and accommodating local tourism. The application becomes available in early July and is due early August annually. To apply, please fill out the ATAX Grant Application. For more information, please contact the City Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843)459-3520.
Community Promotion Fund
The City of Folly Beach also gives funds for the promotion of public health, safety, morals, general welfare, security, prosperity, and contentment of all City residents. Applications are considered by the Community Promotions Committee and can be submitted to the Community Coordinator. Meetings are scheduled prior to the first Tuesday of each month. To apply, complete and email a Community-Promotions-Committee-Application to: email@example.com. For more information, please contact Colleen Jolley at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843) 513-1836.
Folly Relief Fund
The City of Folly Beach also administers donations to provide one-time emergency assistance to Folly Beach citizens who are experiencing a hardship. For more information, please contact Marlene Estridge at (843) 513-1830.
COVID Relief through James Island Outreach (JIO)
James Island Outreach is now accepting applications for assistance with Rent, Mortgage and Utilities. Funds are available on a “first come, first served” model. This project was supported by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in conjunction with Charleston County Government, and Community Development in the amount of $30,000 from Federal Formula Grant Award B20-UC-45-0002 CFDA14.218 (CDBG-CV). Publications and points of view contained within this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development or Charleston County.
Applicants must have income loss due to Covid-19 and be able to document their income levels. This application is open to Charleston County residents (not City of Charleston). Contact the JIO via email or phone to get an application. 843-762-3653 or email@example.com