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Neighborhood Purpose Grants & Community Impact Projects

Note:  The application period deadline was Feb. 25, 2022.  No more applications are being accepted at this time.  The ad hoc committee meeting to review the applications is scheduled for Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 6:30pm.  View Agenda

Following is the schedule for the Neighborhood Purpose Grant (NPG) program for fiscal year 2021-2022:

  • This year CSPNC has allocated $15,700 for the funding of Neighborhood Purpose Grants. This amount is subject to change.

  • The maximum amount per grant is $5,000.

  • Submission deadline: Applications must be received no later than February 25, 2022, by 11:59 pm. No late applications will be considered. No exceptions.

  • Applications will be reviewed by the Ad Hoc NPG grant committee. Applications will be presented to the board at the March 21, 2022, meeting.

  • To be considered for an NPG grant: Applicant organizations must be a 501(c)(3) in current standing or a public school.

  • Submissions must include:

• All applications must be emailed to by 11:59 pm on February 25, 2022. Please read the application completely and carefully. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact CSPNC Treasurer, Sheryl Akerblom at

Who, What, Where, Why, Cost?  See below:

NPG - Neighborhood Purpose Grant 

A Neighborhood Council can allocate a portion of its annual budget to grant funds to qualifying local non-profits and public schools. A Neighborhood Purpose Grant must provide a benefit to the Coastal NC community.


About  CIP - Community Improvement Projects

A Neighborhood Council can allocate a portion of its annual budget to make improvements to its community, provided that the improvement is made within Coastal SPNC boundaries and on public property.

Examples include:  Beautification Projects like tree planting/trimming, graffiti abatement, sidewalk washing, mural restoration.

Capital Improvements to City Owned Facilities such as parks, recreation centers, police stations and fire departments.

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