Neighborhood Matching Grants

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The Neighborhood Matching Grant (NMG) Program is a program for neighborhood-based organizations to help them improve the quality of life in their communities. 

About the NMG Program

The Neighborhood Matching Grants Program has helped Charlotte residents improve their neighborhoods since 1992.  The program awards funds to eligible neighborhood-based organizations for projects that make neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play.​

Workshop Presentations

Attendance at a pre-application workshop is required. If your neighborhood representative is unable to attend a scheduled workshop, you may view or revisit the workshop presentations using the links below:   

Annual Application Deadlines

  • March 1

  • June 1

  • September 1

Special COVID-19 Message   

  • We need community more than ever, even though we can't come together in the same ways as we practice "social distancing". In recognition of unique challenges in an unprecedented time, we have made accommodations to NMG: 

  • Volunteer Opportunities and Tracking 

Contact Us

Jackie Clare 


Pre-application Workshops

NMG Pre-Application Public Workshops – September 1, 2022 Application Deadline

Join us to learn the ins and outs of your Neighborhood Matching Grants (NMG) program. These pre-application workshops will help you think through project ideas, provide instruction for completing the online application, and tell what you to expect during the application and project implementation processes. Attendance at a workshop is required prior to applying for a grant.

  • Thursday, August 4, 12– 1 p.m.
  • Monday, August 8, 6–7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 10, 12–1 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 18, 6–7 p.m.
  • Monday, August 22, 6–7 p.m.

Virtual workshops will take place via Zoom. Online and call-in access instructions will be emailed to registered participants prior to the workshop. 

To participate, please register here. 

Please contact Jackie Clare at or 704-336-4594 if you have any questions or need assistance.