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
Compliance | CDBG Fair Housing Monitoring Form

This document provides information to assist grantees with compliance for their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in North Carolina. For further information about this document, email our CDBG team at compliance@commerce.nc.gov.

Fair_Housing_Monitoring_Form_2019_0.rtf Compliance, CDBG, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC)
Compliance | CDBG Acquisition Monitoring Form

This document provides information to assist grantees with compliance for their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in North Carolina. For further information about this document, email our CDBG team at compliance@commerce.nc.gov.

Acquisition_Monitoring_Form_Revised_2019.rtf Compliance, CDBG, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC)
Compliance | CDBG L-1 Rehabilitation Monitoring Form

This document provides information to assist grantees with compliance for their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in North Carolina. For further information about this document, email our CDBG team at compliance@commerce.nc.gov.

L-1_Rehabilitation_Monitoring_Form_2019.rtf Compliance, CDBG, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC)
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_asPublished_1.9.23.pdf Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | Project Descriptions from Round 2, Rural Transformation Grants

Review descriptions of projects that were previously awarded a North Carolina Rural Transformation Grant (this document contains awards announced in Round 2 of grantmaking). These descriptions can provide helpful guidance as you prepare to submit grant applications for potential projects in your area.

Rural-Transform-Gants-Round-Two_Project-Descriptions_asPublished_010423.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Rural Development
Guidelines | NC SBIR STTR Phase I Matching Funds Program

These are the current Guidelines for the One North Carolina Small Business Program, SBIR/STTR Phase I Matching Funds Program. Guidelines are more general and overarching than specific annual solicitations. Additional information on the Program can be found on the Program's webpage

Guidelines-for-NC-SBIR-STTR-Phase-I-Matching-Funds-Program-Amended-2021.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Small Business (Technology), Pre-Application
Guidelines | Fact Sheet: The One North Carolina Small Business Program (SBIR/STTR Matching Grants)

This fact sheet flyer provides a quick overview of the One North Carolina Small Business Program, a state grant program that provides matching funds to companies that have successfully won a federal technology grant, either a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant or a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant. Additional information on the Program can be found on the Program's webpage.

One NC Small Business Program Fact Sheet_2022.pdf Criteria or Guidelines, Small Business (Technology), Pre-Application
Compliance | Grantee Annual Report (GAR) Form for JDIG

This is the form, in Microsoft Excel format, that you will actually use to complete, submit, and officially file your required JDIG Grantee Annual Report.  Contact the JDIG team for the required password.

2022-GAR-Form.xlsx Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | JDIG Webinar Presentation on the GAR Employment Profile

The PowerPoint presentation dealing with employment profile information, as used during our educational seminars for people managing a JDIG grant

JDIG-Webinar-GAR-Employment-Profile-(12-7-22).pdf Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | JDIG Helpful Hints

Our JDIG team has compiled this handy sheet of helpful guidance on completing your GAR paperwork.

JDIG-Helpful-Hints-(2022).pdf Compliance, JDIG
Guidelines | JDIG Webinar Presentation with GAR Filing Info

The PowerPoint presentation dealing with filing information, as used during our educational seminars for people managing a JDIG grant

JDIG-Webinar-GAR-Filing-Info-(11-30-22).pdf Compliance, JDIG
Compliance | Memo About the Annual Performance Report (APR) for CDBG Grantees

This memo, written for people managing a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) on behalf of a jurisdiction awarded one of these grants, offers helpful guidance for completing your required Annual Performance Report (APR).  The actual APR form you'll submit is a Microsoft Excel document which can be found elsewhere on our website.

APR-Memo-2022-FINAL-12.2.2022.pdf Compliance, CDBG, Annual Performance (APR), Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC)
Compliance | Annual Performance Report (APR) for CDBG Grantees

People managing a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) on behalf of a jurisdiction awarded one of these grants should use this report template to enter your data and submit your required Annual Performance Report (APR) to the Department of Commerce.  Questions about this form can be emailed to our CDBG team at compliance@commerce.nc.gov. 

2022-APR-Report-Updated-12.9.22-FINAL-Published.xlsx Compliance, CDBG, Federal Funded (e.g. CDBG or ARC), Annual Performance (APR)
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
Pre-Application | One North Carolina Small Business Program FY 2022-2023 Incentive Funds Program Solicitation

This is the current solicitation for the One North Carolina Small Business Program, SBIR/STTR Phase I Incentive Funds Program. Additional information on the Program can be found on the Program's webpage

ONCSBP_Incentive_Solicitation_FY2023_Final_0.pdf Pre-Application, Criteria or Guidelines, Small Business (Technology)
Pre-Application | One North Carolina Small Business Program FY 2022-2023 Matching Funds Program Solicitation

This is the current solicitation for the One North Carolina Small Business Program, SBIR/STTR Phase I Matching Funds Program. Additional information on the Program can be found on the Program's webpage

ONCSBP_Match_Solicitation_FY2023_FINAL.pdf Pre-Application, Small Business (Technology), Criteria or Guidelines