Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC)
05/14/21 5:00 PM EST
Grants to Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont nonprofit organizations, agencies, and Native American tribes in eligible locations for economic development and infrastructure improvement projects. Funding is intended for initiatives to reduce unemployment, poverty, and outmigration. Eligible applicants are located in the NBRC service area.
The NBRC service area is:
Types of infrastructure that NBRC may fund include:
Investment funds may be used for the following:
For state-specific information, see https://www.nbrc.gov/userfiles/files/Resource%20Guides/2021%20SEID%20Application%20Manual_FINAL.pdf#page=13.
GrantWatch ID#: 181500
The maximum grant amount for 2021 is $1,000,000 for “infrastructure”. For all other applications, the maximum amount is $350,000. Multi-State awards may receive a maximum per project of $1,000,000.
All project start dates will be October 1, 2021, unless authorization in writing is received to start earlier. All proposed projects must be completed by September 30, 2024. If you anticipate that your project will take more than three years from the time of award you should contact the NBRC staff.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submission of Letters of Interest will be submitted to NBRC via the firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail.
Submit waiver requests to NBRC’s Program Director Andrea Smith at email@example.com.
For questions or technical assistance please contact NBRC staff at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (603) 369-3001.
State Program Managers:
DECD – Office of Community Development
Benoit LaMontagne, New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs
Kyle Wilber, New York Dept. of State, Division of Local Government Services
Kristie Farnham, Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development
Northern Border Regional Commission
James Cleveland Federal Building, Suite 1501
53 Pleasant Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Only projects within the NBRC’s service area are eligible for funding under 40 U.S.C. §15733. The NBRC service area is:
- Maine: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, and Washington counties.
- New Hampshire: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coös, Grafton, and Sullivan counties
- New York: Cayuga, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Orleans, Oswego, Rensselaer, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Seneca, Sullivan, Warren,
- Washington, Wayne, and Yates counties.
- Vermont: all counties within the State
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