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The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program
is a matching grants program for neighborhood-based organizations to improve the quality of life in their communities.

About the Program | How to Apply
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Project Categories

Crime and Public Safety project type

Cultural, Recreational, and Educational activities project type

Energy & Environmental Sustainability project type

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Neighborhood Improvement project type

Neighborhood Organization Activities project type

Neighborhood-School Partnerships project type

Now online - the NMG program pre-application workshop

Program News

 
2014 NMG Geographic Eligibility

2014 NMG Eligibility to begin February 15, 2014. Median House Incomes under $61,650. Click here for more detailed information.
 
Pre-application Workshops
 
Wednesday, April 30th, 12pm, Room 307
Thursday, May 1st, 6pm, Room 106
Wednesday, May 7th, 12pm, Room 307
Thursday, May 8th, 6pm, Room 106


All pre-application workshops will be held at 600 East Trade Street.

The next Neighborhood Matching Grants deadline is June 15th, 2014. Organizations interested in applying for a Neighborhood Matching Grant can send a representative to the pre-application workshop. Pre-application workshops are also available online.

2013 Neighborhood Board Retreat


The City recognizes that effective planning is vital as neighborhood and merchant associations work to achieve their goals.  This year, the City has partnered with Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) to host the second annual Neighborhood and Merchant Association Strategic Planning Board Retreat at the FFTC's facility located at 220 North Tryon Street on Saturday, July 20, 2013.  Upon completion of the retreat, eligible neighborhood and business associations who wish to apply for a Neighborhood Matching Grant will receive a $3,000 match credit to use towards their next project.  Please click here for more information and register!

 
​McCrorey Heights Neighborhood Association was awarded a NMG for a Neighborhood and School Partnership project. McCrorey Heights partnered with Oaklawn Language Academy to build a new entrance sign by working with a local artist to design a structure that reflects the past, present and future of McCrorey Heights.

About the Neighborhood Matching Grants Program

The Neighborhood Matching Grants Program has been helping Charlotte citizens improve their neighborhoods since 1993.  The program awards funds to eligible neighborhood-based organizations for projects that will make neighborhoods better places to live, work, play, and shop.

More about the program  |  Check your eligibility   |    Contact Us!