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Rural Transformation Grants

North Carolina Department of Commerce

Funding Amount

$950,000 maximum

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

Application deadline was on May 3, 2023. Unknown when application will re-open


Rural Transformation Grants can support:

- Main Street and downtown investment and revitalization efforts
- Initiatives that help create resilient neighborhoods
- Community enhancements that spur economic growth
- Professional development and education programs to build local government capacity

Who Can Apply

Open to local governments in the state's Tier 1 and Tier 2 counties, as well as qualified census tracts in Tier 3 counties, you may review a map with eligible areas here

Additional Eligibility Requirements

North Carolina

Additional Information

For more information, contact:
Hazel Edmond
Rural Engagement & Investment Program Director

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