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Downtown Revitalization Grant

ElectriCities Power Agency

Funding Amount


Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

The grant submission cycle for Spring 2023 closed May 19th. Will re-open in the Fall 2023


Some examples of grant funding priorities are listed below, however, other grant purposes will be considered at the time of grant review. Grant examples:

- Public Improvement Projects
- Streetscape and other downtown plans
- Building reuse studies
- Attraction or retention programs

Who Can Apply

- Available for Power Agency members in NCEMPA and NCMPA1
- This grant requires no match but is only available to a member city or town once every three years
- In any calendar year that a member receives the $10,000 grant, the member community is not eligible for the $5,000 Smart Communities Grant
- The member is eligible for the $5,000 Smart Communities Grant in years two and three following receipt of the Downtown Revitalization Grant

Additional Eligibility Requirements


Selected areas of NC

Additional Information

If you have any questions about the Downtown Revitalization Grant process, please email

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