Community-Based Initiatives (CBI) Grant

This program provides CBI funds as seed money for the purchase of supplies, materials, goods and services directly related to the implementation of a project that improve the lives of people living in low and moderate-income neighborhoods.

These mini-grants are designed to:

  • Spur interest and participation in neighborhood associations.
  • Provide seed money for a variety of community events, programs, and projects.
  • Allow residents to participate in improvements in their own neighborhoods.
  • Encourage citizen involvement and leverage resources to revitalize low and moderate income neighborhoods.
  • Encourage partnerships between City Hall, residents and other community organizations that will result in projects and activities that benefit a community.

The 2019-2020 funding cycle is now


.  The next funding round will be announced in the Spring of 2020. 

The City of High Point has set aside $5,000 of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the Community Based Initiatives (CBI) Grant Program. This program provides mini grants to neighborhood associations and community organizations which are not certified as non-profits. CBI grants must be used to plan and implement projects that will enhance the lives of people living in low to moderate income neighborhoods.

CBI projects must be completed by June 30, 2020.

The deadline for submitting the applications is 4:00 PM on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Community & Neighborhood Development Center, 201 Fourth Street, High Point, NC 27260. Interested persons should call (336) 883-3042 or 883-3041 for more information. Information sessions for interested applicants will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM and a repeat session on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 201 Fourth St., High Point, NC.