2021 DCED GRANT SCHEDULE*Grant applications and application guidelines will be available once grant opens*
Emergency Medical Services (EMS):Opened: January 29, 2021Closed: February 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.Anticipated Awards: May 2021Contact: Sarah Ortiz, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-829-6308
2021 Grow NORCO Round 1 (GNP): Opened: February 12, 2021Closed: March 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.Anticipated Awards: May 2021Contact: Sarah Ortiz, email@example.com, 610-829-6308
2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG):HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME)Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)Opens: April 1, 2021Closes: May 28, 2021Anticipated Awards: October 2021Contact: Frank Brooks, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-829-6311
Hotel Tax Grant Program - TBD (based on 2021 Revenue Collection)Anticipated Open: July 2021Anticipated Close: August 2021Anticipated Awards: October 2021Contact: Karen Collis, email@example.com, 610-829-6314
2021 Grow NORCO Round 2 - TBD (based on 2021 Revenue Collection)Anticipated Open: July 2021Anticipated Close: August 2021Anticipated Awards: October 2021Contact: Sarah Ortiz, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-829-6308
Affordable Housing Program (AHP) - TBDOpen: No round anticipated this year. Applicants should target ESG funds.Contact: Sarah Ortiz, email@example.com, 610-829-6308
Please choose a funding announcement from the list below and download all applicable documents associated with the funding announcement. In addition, ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED to register in the NCDCED County Relationship Manager (CRM) if you have not previously registered, and submit electronic applications through the web. Please click here to register. Your registration will be approved within 1-2 business days. Once approved, you may upload and submit you electronic application forms through the CRM application. Please click on the Apply button located next to the applicable funding program to access the CRM application.
The Grow NORCO Program (GNP) is a is designed to
be a flexible source of capital that will assist Northampton County
municipalities and not-for-profit organizations grow Northampton County’s
economic prosperity and quality of life.
The program will help the County prioritize and allocate its limited
resources for the betterment of the County.
Funding priorities of the Grow NORCO Program may change from round to
round. Non-profits and Municipalities
are encouraged to explore creative partnerships to implement their programs and
projects. Applications that demonstrate partnerships or that advantage
additional funds and resources may be prioritized. APPLICATIONS DUE BY 4:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021.
County of Northampton will competitively award grant funds from the Emergency Medical
Services program (EMS). EMS grants funding to the County’s volunteer fire and
non-profit emergency medical service organizations that provide life-saving
support to the residents of Northampton County. A total of $80,000 is budgeted for this program; funds are provided through the Northampton County local share
assessment of gross table games revenue. APPLICATIONS DUE BY 4:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2021.
The COVID-19 County Relief Block Grant Municipal Assistance Program is designed to
be a source of funding that will assist Northampton County
municipalities respond to and plan for efforts related to COVID-19. APPLICATIONS DUE BY 4:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020.
AHP funds are available to eligible non-profits, public agencies, local governments, government authorities and private, low income housing providers. All projects funded under the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) must maintain or increase the availability of quality, affordable housing for residents of Northampton County whose annual incomes are below 80% of the household median income for the County using the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 8 Income Limits for 2018. APPLICATIONS DUE BY 4:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020.