Planning and Management Grants

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

This grant program provides funding to assist local governments in the refining and implementing of plans and management strategies for their coastal resources that are consistent with the state guidelines (15A NCAC 07L).

For more information on the program please contact your District Planner.

 

PAST GRANTS

2018-2019

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 Beaufort County developed a Shoreline Erosion Control Plan to address at Wright’s Creek Park. The plan examines erosion at the site and explores various erosion control methods.
  • $20,000 Town of Duck to conduct a Coastal Hazards Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment  of the vulnerability of town structures and transportation systems to coastal hazards and sea level rise.
  • $15,000 Hyde County for engineering projects related to the Swan Quarter flood control design project.
  • $20,000 Nags Head designed a Drainage Infrastructure Improvement Assessment of three drainage project areas totaling 27 acres to include stormwater modeling and Development of conceptual drainage solutions that will be incorporated in the town's Capital Improvement Plan. The solutions identified include catch basins, french drain, perforated pipe, force main, and ground water pump.  
2017-2018

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

 

2016-2017

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