Steele Creek Areas are Eligible for Neighborhood Matching Grants
(July 30, 2006) The
City of Charlotte administers a Neighborhood Matching Grants Program
for neighborhoods with median household incomes not exceeding
$61,151 based on the
Charlotte Neighborhood Quality of Life Study. The
program is designed improve neighborhoods and the lives of the
people who live there. Maps of the three eligible neighborhoods in Steele
Creek are below.
ranges up to $25,000. Cash, volunteer labor, and in-kind donations
may be used as the neighborhood's match.
business or resident organizations may apply if the majority of the
members live or operate businesses in the neighborhood.
Neighborhood-based community development corporations with at least
one-third neighborhood representation on their boards may also be
eligible to apply
Statistical Area 100
Neighborhood Statistical Area 199
Statistical Area 102
for Neighborhood Matching Grants in Steele Creek are:
Statistical Area 100 - South of West Boulevard, west of the
railroad and Billy Graham Parkway, northwest of S Tryon
Street, north of Shopton Road, and east of Steele Creek
Neighborhood Statistical Area 199 - Between S Tryon Street
and I-77 and north of I-485.
Neighborhood Statistical Area 102 - Residential areas south
of Brown-Grier Road, west of Sandy Porter Road and S Tryon
Street, north of Westinghouse Boulevard, and east of Steele
associations may apply under four project categories:
2. Crime and Public Safety,
3. Neighborhood Organizational Development, and
4. Neighborhood Educational, Recreational, and Cultural
Grants are awarded
three times a year; March 15, June 15 and September 15. The application
deadline for the next round of grants is September 15. To apply, a
representative from the organization must attend at least one of the
pre-application workshops that will be held on the following dates:
Thursday, August 3,
2006; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
West Boulevard Library - 2157 West
Monday, August 7, 2006; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sugar Creek Resource Center - 4045 N Tryon
Saturday, August 12, 2006; 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
University City Library - 301 E WT Harris
Tuesday, August 15, 2006; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Betty Rae Thomas Center - 2921 Tuckaseegee
Cynthia Woods, Coordinator of the Neighborhood Matching Grants Program, at
704-336-2349 if you have questions about the process or the
eligibility for a specific neighborhood or
information visit the
Matching Grants Program web page.