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Kannapolis accepting applications for nonprofit grant initiatives

KANNAPOLIS — The city of Kannapolis is seeking applications from nonprofit organizations that offer programs to benefit low- and moderate-income residents. The funding is part of the 2019-20 Community Development Block Grant allocation.

The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. April 30.

Eligible activities include:

• Employment services, such as job training.

• Crime prevention and public safety.

• Child care.

• Health services.

• Substance abuse services, including counseling and treatment.

• Fair housing counseling.

• Education programs.

• Energy conservation.

• Services for senior citizens.

• Services for the homeless.

Welfare services, excluding income payments.

• Homebuyer down payment assistance

• Recreation services.

Applications will be reviewed by the Community Development Commission and city staff members. The total grant allocation is estimated at $50,000.

Multiple grants of as much as $5,000 will be awarded to support existing programs. Larger grants of $15,000 may be awarded for qualifying new programs and new agencies. Applicants may apply for both existing and new program grants but will receive only one type of grant if eligible.

For more information or to request an application, contact Sherry Gordon, Community Development Program administrator, at sgordon@kannapolisnc.gov or 704-920-4332.  Applications are also at www.kannapolisnc.gov.

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