Neighborhood Purpose Grants & Community Impact Projects

Following is the schedule for the Neighborhood Purpose Grant program for fiscal year 2020-2021:

  • This year the CSPNC has set aside over $10,000 for the funding of Neighborhood Purpose Grants.  There will only be one round of applications unless there are not enough qualifying applicants.  

  • Submission Deadline: NPG applications must be received no later than February 27, 2021, by 11:59 pm.  No late applications will be accepted.  No exceptions.

  • Applications will be reviewed in January and the Board will ideally vote on approving the awards at our March 2021 Board and Stakeholder meeting. 

  • You must be a 501-C3 in current standing to qualify for an NPG. 

  • To be considered for a Neighborhood Purpose Grant see below:

  • Application and additional Neighborhood Purposes Grant Documents

  • Please also include:

    • W-9 Form

    • Business Tax Registration Certificate

    • Project Budget

    • Non-Profits 501 C(3) IRS Determination Letter

    • Public Schools – Official School Letterhead

  • All applications must be emailed to


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.


Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council budgets money each year to be distributed to local non-profit organizations through Neighborhood Purpose Grants. Here's a link to previously funded grants:

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.