Grants Management Documents

Our Department administers a wide range of grant and economic development incentive programs. If you're managing a grant that we've previously awarded, or you're interested in applying for one of our grant programs, you'll find a variety of helpful documents in this section.

Browse the entire library below, or use the search tools to filter your results by program type (e.g. CDBG), or funding source (federal or state), document type (e.g.: application) or even by keyword.

Document Title Description Type (or Category) of Document Last updatedsort ascending
Guidelines | North Carolina Industrial Development Fund - Utility Account This document contains the current guidelines for North Carolina's Utility Account, part of the state's Industrial Development Fund and used to fund infrastructure in the state's rural communities. Criteria or Guidelines, Utility Account, Miscellaneous, Other Grants Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Application | CDBG Neighborhood Revitalization Grant Program Guidance and Application

This is the grant application and guidelines for the North Carolina Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NC Neighborhood).  Application deadline is 4:00pm on Friday, September 30, 2022.

Criteria or Guidelines, Application, Federal Funded (CDBG ARC), CDBG, Other Grants Tuesday, August 2, 2022
DRAFT | Recovery Housing Program Action Plan for FY21 and FY22

Periodically, the Department invites the public to comment on various administrative plans or proposals.

Currently, the State of North Carolina is seeking comments on the Recovery Housing Program Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2021 and Fiscal Year 2022.

This comment period will be open from July 8, 2022 through July 22, 2022.

Action Plan, Criteria or Guidelines, Federal Funded (CDBG ARC), CDBG, Miscellaneous Friday, July 8, 2022
DRAFT | HOME-ARP Amendment to 2021 CDBG Annual Action Plan and CDBG 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan

Periodically, the Department invites the public to comment on various administrative plans or proposals.

Currently, the State of North Carolina is seeking comments on this document, outlining the HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan.  HOME-ARP represents a substantial amendment to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2021 Annual Action Plan and the CDBG 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan.  Following the comment period and final reviews, the state will submit these changes to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

This comment period will be open from July 1, 2022 through July 15, 2022.

Action Plan, Consolidated Plan Friday, July 1, 2022
Map Graphic | Rural Transformation Grant Awardees This map graphic plots the locations of commuities across North Carolina that have been awarded a Rural Transformation Grant, a fund administered by our Rural Economic Development Division. The map shows the different grant categories available from this fund, which include: Downtown Revitalization Resilient Neighboorhoods Community Enhancements for Economic Growth Rural Community Capacity Building (RC2) Rural Development Thursday, June 16, 2022
Guidelines | North Carolina Esports Industry Grant This document contains the current guidelines for North Carolina's Esports Industry Grant.  More information about the program is available from SportsNC, the state's sports venue promotion unit. Criteria or Guidelines, Miscellaneous, Other Grants Thursday, June 16, 2022
Compliance | Grantee Annual Report Materials for Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) Recipients

We publish these documents for people who manage a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) for a company that has been awarded this economic development incentive from the State of North Carolina.

Company grant managers will find useful presentations, guidance documents, and grant forms to help you complete your required Grantee Annual Report (GAR), part of the compliance requirements for your JDIG program grant.

Compliance, JDIG Friday, June 3, 2022
Guidelines | Rural Transformation Grant Program

This document provides guidelines for the North Carolina Rural Transformation Grant Program.

Criteria or Guidelines, Rural Development Thursday, June 2, 2022
DRAFT | 2022 CDBG Annual Action Plan Reports

Periodically, the Department invites the public to comment on various administrative plans or proposals.

Currently, the State of North Carolina is seeking comments on various plans related to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Following the public comment period and a final review, these plan reports will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

On this page, you'll find draft versions of:

  • The 2022 Annual Action Plan report;
  • The FY21 Recovery Housing Program Action Plan.

This comment period is open from April 13, 2022 through May 12, 2022

Action Plan, Criteria or Guidelines, Federal Funded (CDBG ARC), CDBG Thursday, April 14, 2022
DRAFT | 2021 CDBG Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Periodically, the Department invites the public to comment on various administrative plans or proposals.

Currently, the State of North Carolina is seeking comments on this document, the proposed 2021 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report, also known by the acronym CAPER.  The CAPER serves as the state's annual report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

This comment period will be open from March 31, 2022 through April 29, 2022.

CAPER, Reporting Performance, Federal Funded (CDBG ARC), CDBG Friday, April 1, 2022