State ARP-Funded Grants

Funding Entity
Grant Name
Description
Grant Amount
Application Deadline
North Carolina Department of Information Technology
Broadband Stop Gap Solutions Program
Provides funding for areas unserved or underserved with broadband following investment from the GREAT Grant Program and the CAB Program.
Unknown
Opens late 2022
North Carolina Department of Information Technology
Broadband Equity Access and Deployment Program
The BEAD Program expands high-speed internet access by funding planning, infrastructure deployment and adoption programs across the country.
Unknown
Opens late 2022
Future Grant: North Carolina Department of Commerce
Rural Transformation Grant
The Rural Transformation Grant Fund provides local governments with grants and expert guidance on the following categories: Downtown Revitilization, Resilient Neighborhoods, Community Enhancement for Economic Growth, Rural Community Capacity Building
Up to $950,000
Applications Available September 2022
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Viable Utility Reserve
Grants for water and wastewater systems that have been designated as distressed by the State Water Infrastructure Authority and the Local Government Commission
Variable
09/30/2022
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Drinking Water Reserve and Wastewater Reserve (State Reserves)
Project construction grants for public water systems and wastewater systems NC DEQ categorizes as at risk of becoming distressed.
Variable
09/30/2022
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Local Assistance for Stormwater Infrastructure Investments Fund
Grants for local governments for projects that will improve or create infrastructure for controlling stormwater quantity or quality.
Variable
09/30/2022
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Weatherization Assistance Program
FOR INDIVIDUALS. The Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income North Carolinians save energy, reduce their utility bills, and stay safe in their homes.
Variable
Rolling until 9/30/22
North Carolina Association of Workforce Development Boards Through NC Department of Commerce
Finish Line Grants
FOR STUDENTS. Awarded to community college students who are on the cusp of completing their education or training and are faced with an unanticipated financial hardship that may prevent them from doing so.
Up to $1,000
Rolling through 2022 -2023 Academic Year