14 May NCDEQ delivers $6+ million for 2021 CDBG-I water, sewer projects
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has announced their 2021 Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure (CDBG-I) funding decisions.
Please join us in congratulating the following municipalities on their funding approvals:
Town of Benson – Sewer Rehabilitation/Replacement Project – $88,360 (Planning Grant)
City of Dunn – Sewer Rehabilitation/Replacement Project – $1,999,129
Town of Selma – Sewer Rehabilitation/Replacement Project – $1,999,809
Town of Maxton – Water Line Rehabilitation/Replacement Project – $1,999,299
These 2021 CDBG-I funding awards push WithersRavenel’s overall funding total to more than $707 million for 537 projects.
WithersRavenel takes pride in helping communities afford the improvements and efficiencies that improve the lives of residents. Our Funding & Asset Management team strives to help communities identify funding sources, assist with the application process, and provide grant and loan administration services.
Do you have a project in need of funding? You may be eligible for grants or no-interest/low-interest loans. Reach out to a member of our funding team by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to explore your options.
2021 Upcoming Funding Opportunities and Deadlines
NCDEQ – DWR 319 Grant Program (not yet announced)
- Due: May (typical)
- No maximum funding amount (most projects range from $50,000-$300,000)
Carolina Thread Trail (not yet announced)
- Due: June (typical)
- Letter of Intent needs to be submitted in May
- Eligible North Carolina counties: Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, Union
- Due: June 30
- Maximum funding amount: $200,000 (50% cost share)
- Officially launched Jan. 26
- Organizations serving the following counties are eligible: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, and Transylvania
- $11 million allocated for projects that move the economic needle in a community through job creation, workforce preparedness and education and agriculture