Planning and Management Grants

The Division of Coastal Management helps local governments in the 20 coastal counties fund local planning and management projects through the Planning and Management Grants Program.

PAST GRANTS

2018-2019

Funding was prioritized for Natural Hazards and Storm Recovery projects. The Division awarded $75,000 in grants to the following communities:

  • $20,000 grant to Beaufort County to address shoreline erosion along Wright’s Creek.
  • $20,000 grant to the town of Duck to assess the vulnerability of town structures and transportation systems to coastal hazards and sea level rise.
  • $15,000 grant to Hyde County for engineering projects related to the Swan Quarter flood control design project.
  • $20,000 grant to Nags Head for stormwater modeling that will be incorporated into the town’s stormwater capital improvement plan.

2017-2018

Funding was prioritized for Natural Hazards and Storm Recovery projects. The Division awarded $100,000 in grants to the following communities:

  • $20,000 grant to Currituck County to conduct a Coastal Resilience Rainfall Flood Study to identify areas vulnerable to rainfall flooding
  • $17,500 grant to Elizabeth City to create a Charles Creek Flood Mitigation Plan to mitigate flooding in the Charles Creek area
  • $17,500 grant to Carolina Shores to produce a flood mitigation manual to aid property owners in reducing flooding
  • $15,000 grant to Caswell Beach for a stormwater drainage study to identify alternatives to alleviate flooding
  • $15,000 grant to Hyde County to develop Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restroation Plan to improve water quality
  • $7,500 grant to Pender County to update its land use plan policies related natural hazard areas
  • $7,500 grant to Swansboro to update its land use plan to include natural hazards and storm recovery efforts

2016-2017

Funding for the 2016-17 grant cycle did not have a priority topic. The Division awarded $75,000 in grants to the following communities:

  • $15,000 grant to Morehead City to develop a Flood Mitigation Plan and Public Participation Plan to enhance their CRS program
  • $15,000 grant to Chowan County and the Town of Edenton to develop a joint land use plan
  • $15,000 grant to Ocean Isle Beach to update their land use plan
  • $15,000 grant to Shallotte to update their land use plan
  • $15,000 grant to Wrightsville Beach to update their land use plan