Training & Information

Neighborhood Training Programs and Resources

The City of Charlotte has a rich history of neighbors coming together to enhance their communities. To this end, we are committed to offering training and resources to empower residents to reach their full potential. Please reach out to your service area representative if you have any questions about these events or resources. 

Neighborhood resources are found at the bottom of this page.

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​Neighborhood​​ Trainings & Ev​e​nts

Please click on the event title for more details and a registration link.​

Neighborhood Resources

We have compiled online resources that we hope will assist you in achieving any goals you may have for your neighborhood. Links and contact information are provided for information only and are subject to change.​

  • Undergrounding Utility Lines
    • Sheldon Sanders of Duke Energy is a great first contact for exploring the process:
  • Helpful Hints
    • Need a Speaker: choose a topic you want to address and invite a speaker
    • Signage on City/County-owned property and/or within the public right of way (ROW) requires CDDOT Decorative Signage Agreement or Encroachment Agreement
      • CDOT ROW approval for signage contact: Kathy Dennis, 704-336-7527
    • Other projects on City-County-owned property and/or within the public right of way requires a CDOT encroachment agreement
      • CDOT ROW approval contact: Casey Mashburn, 704-336-8348 or Esteban Valverde, 704-432-0961
    • Projects on private property require written permission from the property owner
    • Nextdoor & Facebook

Use Nextdoor and Facebook to discover neighbors who might be able to volunteer, donate materials, create a landscape design and more. See helpful video here.

Need a Speaker: choose what topic you want to address and invite a speaker

  • Funding resources
    • Neighborhood Matching Grants (NMG)
      • Charlotte's NMG Program can provide grants to eligible neighborhood organizations for community improvement projects.  To determine eligibility or to review program details please visit the program website or call 704-336-3380.