City of Charlotte
09/01/19 11:59 PM
Grants to Charlotte, North Carolina neighborhood-based organizations to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must attend a workshop prior to applying for a grant. Funding is intended for projects that make Charlotte’s neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play.
The program’s purpose is to:
- Build neighborhood capacity and participation
- Allow neighborhoods to self-determine improvement priorities
- Leverage citizen involvement and resources to revitalize and reinvest in low and moderate income neighborhoods
- Stimulate development of partnerships between City and community groups
The NMG program seeks to support projects and programs that demonstrate shared benefit with a goal of improving neighborhood quality of life.
All projects must meet the following minimum criteria:
- Occur within Charlotte’s city limits
- Provide a public benefit and be free and open to all members of the community
- Be initiated, planned and to the greatest extent possible, implemented by community members
Organizations are encouraged to be creative and many projects may be considered. The projects featured below are commonly supported through the NMG program. NMG funding requests may include multiple projects provided that the above minimum criteria are satisfied. Certain projects may have additional requirements or restrictions based on eligibility Tier.
Examples of eligible projects include the following areas:
Art & Beautification
Festivals and Special Events
Marketing and Branding
For more information on the above areas, see
GrantWatch ID#: 175199
Tier I - Median assessed property value up to $104,110:
- Neighborhood Associations and HOAs can apply for up to $25,000 per application. There is no maximum per year.
- Neighborhood Coalitions can apply for up to $25,000 per application. There is a $25,000 maximum per fiscal year.
Tier II - Median assessed property value between $104,111 to $181,703:
- Neighborhood Associations and HOAs can apply for up to $10,000 per application. There is no maximum per year.
- Neighborhood Coalitions can apply for up to $10,000 per application. There is a $25,000 maximum per fiscal year.
Projects must be achievable within 12 months of contract execution.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Each neighborhood is assigned a Community Engagement Staff Liaison(s) to help your organization get organized, troubleshoot challenges and access resources including grants. Find your liaison here: https://charlottenc.gov/HNS/CE/ServiceAreas/Pages/default.aspx
USA: North Carolina: City of Charlotte