Funding Database

Find funding for building community and ecosystem resilience to the impacts of flooding, heat waves and other climate impacts. Some opportunities include technical assistance. To narrow down the list, use the check boxes and then click the "Apply" button located below the list of options.

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Parks and Recreation Trust Fund

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Award Up to $500,000
Opens 11/1/2024
Closes 3/15/2025 (draft application),
5/1/2025 (full application)

The NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources awards matching grants to local governments for land acquisition for parks, public beach access and capital improvement projects. This statewide program helps local governments reach park and recreation goals to improve quality of life in their communities.

Partners for Green Growth

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant; Technical Assistance
Funder NC Wildlife Resources Commission
Award Up to $20,000
Opens Rolling
Closes 4/25/2025* (project idea),
5/15/2025* (full application)
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

This program supports local governments’ land use planning projects that focus on habitat and natural resources conservation. Projects can remove regulatory barriers, create incentives, develop plans that consider effective wildlife conservation and more. The program will reimburse cost-share funds up to $20,000 and provide 80 hours of technical assistance.

Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Discretionary Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder US Department of Transportation
Award Varies
Opens July 2024
Closes November 2024*
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

This US Department of Transportation program aims to make surface transportation resilient to natural hazards. Eligible hazards include climate change, sea level rise, flooding, wildfire, extreme weather and other natural disasters. The program supports planning activities and resilience improvements to infrastructure.

Public Assistance Grants

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Technical Assistance; Funding > Grant
Funder Federal Emergency Management Agency
Award Varies
Opens On day of disaster declaration
Closes Within 30 days of an area being designated in a disaster declaration

Through this program, the Federal Emergency Management Agency provides funding and technical assistance to help states, territories, tribes, local governments and nonprofits repair or replace physical assets damaged in disasters. NC Emergency Management administers the program and serves as the direct contact between FEMA and applicants. 

Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access Program

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality
Award Varies
Opens February 2025
Closes 4/15/2025* (pre-application), 
7/15/2025* (final application)
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

This NC Department of Environmental Quality program provides matching grants to local governments for projects to improve pedestrian access to the state's beaches and waterways.

Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant; Technical Assistance
Funder US Economic Development Administration
Award $500,000 - $2 million
Opens Rolling
Closes Rolling

This US Economic Development Administration opportunity provides funding to support a wide array of planning, technical assistance, and construction and renovation of publicly owned or nonprofit owned facilities. All projects must advance resilience, job creation and business support.

Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder US Department of Transportation
Award Up to $25 million
Opens Fall 2024
Closes 1/13/2025

This US Department of Transportation program supports investments in road, rail, transit and port projects. Proposals must improve safety, environmental sustainability, quality of life or address other significant local or regional impacts. Applicants can receive funding for multi-modal and multi-jurisdictional projects.

Section 205(j) Water Quality Management Planning Grant

Funding Opportunity
Opportunity Type Funding > Grant
Funder NC Department of Environmental Quality 
Award Varies
Opens 7/26/2024*
Closes 9/20/2024*
(*) - Estimated date; date will be updated when the next notice of funding opportunity is announced.

This NC Department of Environmental Quality program provides the state’s regional councils of governments with funding for water quality planning projects. Projects can identify the nature, extent and cause of water quality problems or plan to address those problems. Projects can range from watershed assessments to stormwater infrastructure mapping.