Due to the circumstances surrounding Covid-19, all inquiries, applications, progress reports, and supporting documentation should be submitted via e-mail to RGPreports@nccommerce.com.

The Rural Grant Programs team, part of our Rural Economic Development Division, administers several state-funded grant programs:

Rural Grant Programs accepts applications and announce awards for the Building Reuse, Infrastructure and Demolition programs according to the schedule below. Acceptance of applications and the award of grants are subject to funding availability.

Application Deadline Date of Award
April 25, 2024 June 20, 2024
June 20, 2024 August 15, 2024
August 22, 2024 October 17, 2024
October 24, 2024 December 5, 2024
January 9, 2025 February 20, 2025
February 24, 2025 April 17, 2025
April 28, 2025 June 19, 2025

 

Due to the circumstances surrounding Covid-19, all inquiries, applications, progress reports, and supporting documentation should be submitted via e-mail to RGPreports@nccommerce.com.

Application Materials for State Rural Grants

Forms for State Rural Grants

Payment Requests - E-mail payment request forms and supporting documentation to RGPReports@nccommerce.com.  Please do not mail, including those over 50 pages.

Progress Reporting and Job Certification - E-mail progress reporting and job certification forms and supporting documentation to RGPReports@nccommerce.com. Please do not mail.

Sample Contracts

Helpful Links

Staff | Rural Grant Programs

Melody Adams, Director, Rural Grant Programs
melody.adams@commerce.nc.gov

Hazel Edmond, Program Manager, Rural Building Reuse Program
hazel.edmond@commerce.nc.gov

Chris Cannady, Information Reporting Manager, Rural Grant Programs
christopher.cannady@commerce.nc.gov

Nichole Gross, Grant Manager, Rural Grant Programs
nichole.gross@commerce.nc.gov

Bethany Davenport, Fiscal and Business Compliance Analyst, Rural Grant Programs
bethany.davenport@commerce.nc.gov

 

Note: State funds are appropriated annually for these grants by the North Carolina General Assembly under G.S. 143B-472.127.

This page was last modified on 02/22/2024