Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Community Enhancement Grant

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits
for Public Services in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

City of Raleigh, Housing and Neighborhoods Department, Community Development Division

Conf. Date:

12/04/20

Deadline Date:

01/08/21 3:00 PM ET Receipt

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $60,000 to North Carolina nonprofits in eligible regions for affordable housing and public services for low- and moderate-income families. Applicants must attend a pre-application meeting before applying. Public services must be either a new service or an expansion of an existing service in the City of Raleigh.

The primary objective of the CDBG program is to develop viable communities by providing decent housing, suitable living environments and economic development opportunities, principally to low- and moderate-income residents. 

Funding priorities are:

  • Projects that serve:
    • Persons who are exiting homelessness
    • Extremely low-income persons (incomes at or below 30% AMI)
    • Low-income youth
    • Persons who are disabled
    • Victims of domestic violence
    • Persons living with HIV/AIDS
    • Seniors
  • New projects that address demonstrated gaps in services for low- and moderate-income persons

Examples of eligible activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting households successfully exit homelessness
  • Assisting ex-offenders reintegrate into civil society
  • Job training
  • Youth tutoring/gang prevention
  • Substance abuse prevention/treatment
  • Counseling
  • Child care
  • Services for older adults

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166609

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$200,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

To be eligible, applications must request at least $10,000 but no more than $60,000.

Term of Contract:

July 1—June 30: Contract period for awarded grants

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)3 designation may apply.

Applicant Requirements
a) Must have an adequate financial management system in place to maintain effective control and accountability over all funds, property, and other assets covered by this proposal.
b) Must be able to produce sufficient backup documentation for costs of the project and files for review and audit.
c) Must have adequate internal management procedures and separation of duties to prevent fraud and abuse.
d) Must have no outstanding audit deficiencies, findings, or disallowed costs from previous projects or activities.
e) Must have a Board of Directors that meets on a regular basis (monthly preferred).
f) Request must not exceed 50% of the total project budget.
g) Request must not exceed 25% of the agency’s total actual operating expenses for the last completed fiscal year.

The following are not eligible to be funded through the Community Enhancement Grant:
- General administrative support/general agency operations
- Housing construction
- Public services for persons with incomes greater than 80% of area median income (AMI)

Please note that purchase of small electronics such as computers, pads/tablets, telephones, and accessories is not an eligible cost for the Community Enhancement Grant.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Mandatory Virtual Pre-Proposal Workshops for all prospective Applicants are scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2:00pm—4:00pm and Friday December 4, 2020 at 2:00pm—4:00pm. Attendance at one of these workshops is a prerequisite for consideration of an Applicant's application. Prospective Applicants must attend one of these workshops and are encouraged to submit written questions in advance.

Details on the Mandatory Virtual Preproposal Workshop will be posted on the City’s website by December 1
or can be obtained by emailing John Niffenegger.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- RFP Advertisement Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
- Virtual Pre-Proposal Workshop: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 2-4PM or Friday, December 4, 2020, 2-4PM
- Deadline for written questions: Friday, December 11, 2020, 4PM
- City Response to questions (anticipated): Friday, December 18, 2020, 4PM
- Proposal Due Date and Time: Friday, January 8, 2021, 3PM
- Selection Announced at Council Meeting (tentative): March 2021

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit proposals:

By US Postal Service:
City of Raleigh
Attn: John Niffenegger
City of Raleigh
PO Box 590
Raleigh, NC 27602
RFP No & Title 274-11182021CEG

By other means:
City of Raleigh
Attn: John Niffenegger
City of Raleigh
421 Fayetteville St, 12th Floor, Suite 1200
Raleigh, NC 27601
RFP No & TItle 274-11182021CEG

Please contact John Niffenegger, CD Project Coordinator for more information:
John.niffenegger@raleighnc.gov
919-996-6961, or 919-996-4330

Funding or Pin Number:

274-11182021CEG

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Raleigh

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit Local Women and Children

Deadline 06/30/21 LOI Date: 04/01/21

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit local women and children in eligible locations. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Areas of focus include health, education and workforce, housing, and hunger. Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 128119

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Humane Services for Dogs

Deadline 03/16/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and rescue groups, shelters, and sanctuaries to provide humane services for dogs. Funding is intended to support programs that help dogs whose lives are at risk. Consideration will be given to proposals for either a

GrantWatch ID#: 128253

Opportunity to Enter a Contest for USA and Canada Nonprofits and Registered Charities to Sup...

Deadline 03/24/21

Opportunity to enter a contest for USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and registered charities in multiple states and provinces to support community gardening projects. Winners will receive $5,000 to use for the development of an organic garden. Applicants in all US

GrantWatch ID#: 128600

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies and IHEs for Projects to Reduce Serious Neighborhood Crime

Deadline 04/26/21

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for community-oriented programs to reduce serious neighborhood crime. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended for cooperative projects with law en

GrantWatch ID#: 132213

Grants to USA States, Agencies, Tribes, and Nonprofits for Services to Women with Disabilitie...

Deadline 03/23/21 Conference Date: 03/17/21 LOI Date: 03/09/21

Grants to USA (and its territories) local agencies, states, tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofits for services to women with disabilities who are victims of gender-based or domestic violence. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well

GrantWatch ID#: 132262