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 Document File (Click to Open) Type (or Category) of Document Last Updated
Guidelines | JDIG Frequently Asked Questions About the Grant Annual Report (GAR)

Answers to frequently asked questions we hear about filing the Grantee Annual Report (GAR) for a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG).

JDIG-GAR-Frequently-Asked-Questions_2022.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, JDIG, Compliance
Compliance | Instructions for Submitting a Grant Annual Report (GAR) for JDIG

If you're responsible for reporting your company's performance for its Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) from the State of North Carolina, this document offers instructions for completing and submitting the required Grant Annual Report (GAR).

2022-GAR-Instructions.pdf Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | Requirements to Submit a Check to the N.C. Department of Revenue

Logistical information regarding how you should issue a payment check to the N.C. Department of Revenue.

2022-DOR-Check-Requirements.pdf Compliance, JDIG, Criteria or Guidelines
Compliance | Example JDIG Grant Annual Report (GAR) Form

This is an example of the form you complete and submit in order to file your required Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) Grantee Annual Report (GAR).

2022-GAR-Form.pdf Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | Disbursement Process for Job Development Investment Grants (JDIG)

This flow chart shows the process we follow for reviewing your Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) grant and making grant payments from the state to your company.

JDIG-DISBURSEMENT-PROCESS-(8-16-22).pdf Compliance, JDIG, Criteria or Guidelines
Criteria | Job Maintenance & Capital Development Fund (JMAC)

Criteria for the Job Maintenance & Capital Development Fund (JMAC). The program seeks to stimulate economic activity by maintaining significant numbers of high-paying, high-quality jobs.

JMAC-Criteria_asRevised_September-2022.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, JMAC
Guidelines | Project Descriptions from Round 1, Rural Transformation Grants

A list of projects previously awarded a North Carolina Rural Transformation Grant, which can provide helpful guidance as you prepare to submit grant applications for potential projects in your area.

Rural-Transform-Grants-Round-One_Project-Descriptions.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Rural Development
Compliance | Rural Transformation Grant Monitoring Checklist

This checklist will be used by Commerce staff to monitor your compliance to the grant requirements, and also serves as a helpful guide for local grant administrators

Rural-Transform-Grant_Monitoring-Checklist.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Rural Development, Program Funding Source
Pre-Application | Sample Local Government Resolution for Rural Transformation Grants

This sample resolution can be adopted by local governments to affirm their intent to apply for a Rural Transformation Grant from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

Rural-Transform-Grant_Sample-Local-Government-Resolution.pdf Pre-Application, Criteria or Guidelines, Rural Development
Guidelines | Rural Transformation Grant Program

This document provides guidelines for the North Carolina Rural Transformation Grant Program, adminstered by the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Rural Economic Development Division.

For further information about this grant program, contact:

Hazel Edmond
Rural Engagement & Investment Program Director
hazel.edmond@nccommerce.com

Rural-Transform-Grants_Program-Guidelines_08.26.22.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Rural Development, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC), Miscellaneous
Guidelines | North Carolina IDF Utility Account

Guidelines for North Carolina's Industrial Development Fund - Utility Account, a grant program to help rural communities fund local infrastructure projects.

Utility-Account-Guidelines_2022_1.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Utility Account, State Funded (Rural Grants)
Pre-Application | CDBG Notice of Funding Availability, Neighborhood Revitalization

This document is the formal notice of available funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and its Neighborhood Revitalization program.

2022-CDBG-NR-NOFA_080122_0.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Pre-Application, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC), CDBG, Other Grants
Application | CDBG Neighborhood Revitalization Program with Guidelines

Use this application document to apply for grant funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Neighborhood Revitalization program.

2022-CDBG-NR-Guidelines_Application_080122.docx Criteria or Guidelines, Application, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC), CDBG, Other Grants
NC FY21 and FY22 Pilot RHP Annual Action Plan Public Comment… NC-FY21_and_FY22-Pilot-RHP-Annual-Action-Plan-Public-Comment-2nd-Draft.pdf Annual Action Plan, Criteria or Guidelines, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC), CDBG, Miscellaneous
Notice of Public Comment Period RHP FY21 and FY22 Allocations Notice-of-Public-Comment-Period-RHP-FY21_and_FY22-Allocations.docx Annual Action Plan, Criteria or Guidelines, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC), CDBG, Miscellaneous
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.

eSportsEventsGrant_Guidelines_asPublished_061622.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Miscellaneous, Other Grants
Guidelines | Default Policy for Grants

Information on how the state treats grantees in default of their grant agreements.

Default-Policy.pdf Compliance, JDIG
JDIG Helpful Hints 1 29 JDIG-Helpful-Hints-1-29.pdf Compliance, JDIG
Compliance | SAMPLE JDIG Application to add Remote Workers

This document is an example of the application you'll use to add remote workers to a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) Grant Annual Report (GAR).

JDIG-Application-to-add-Remote-Workers-SAMPLE.pdf Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | Acronyms and CEDA Section Map for JDIG

Definitions for common acronyms associated with the JDIG program and a chart to help you navigate your Community Economic Development Agreement (CEDA)

Acronyms-and-CEDA-Section-Map_2021-asPublished.pdf Compliance, JDIG, Criteria or Guidelines