Neighborhood Purposes Grants

Neighborhood Purposes Grants (NPG) are awarded to certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or public schools for projects that improve the community and provide a public benefit.

An NPG project should build community, enhance the neighborhood, and be open, accessible, and free to the general public. Projects may encompass a wide range and can include, but are not limited to: the arts, beautification, community support, education, and community improvements.

You can find more detailed information on the NPG program and the forms to apply here:
(Scroll down to “Neighborhood Purposes Grant Documents”)

Agenda for the Monday, May 3rd 6 PM meeting of the NPG Ad Hoc Committee can be found here:

The application window for GWNC Neighborhood Purposes Grants was open from March 24 – April 17, 2021. Submit all necessary documents to Additionally, please complete the following addendum and submit it at the same time as your application:
(Note: applications submitted without the addendum will be considered incomplete)

Please address questions or comments to

The GWNC NPG submission window was most recently open from May 13-27, 2020.
The 2020 GWNC Ad Hoc Committee met on the following days:
(click on each date for that meeting’s agenda)
June 1, 2020 (minutes)
June 4, 2020 (minutes)
July 1, 2020 (minutes)

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