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.

The application window for the 2017-18 grant cycle has closed. Funding for the 2017-18 grant cycle was prioritized for Natural Hazards and Storm Recovery projects. The Division awarded $100,000 in grants to the following communities:

-- $17,500 grant to Elizabeth City to create a plan to mitigate flooding in the 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 storm water drainage study to identify alternatives to alleviate flooding.
-- $15,000 grant to Hyde County to develop a watershed restoration plan to improve water quality in Lake Mattamuskeet.
-- $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.

CAMA Planning and Management Grant Guidelines (7L)

Download the guidelines in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).