With its community development program, the City strives to accomplish two primary goals:
People: Assist low-to-moderate- income residents
Place: Bring positive change to neighborhoods
The City accomplishes these goals with several approaches that include but are not limited to:
- Development of new housing units to provide quality affordable housing to eligible residents
- Installation of infrastructure to improve quality of life and stimulate investment in neighborhoods
- Support of nonprofit organizations that provide services within the community for persons in need
- Assist homeowners with repair and rehabilitation of their homes - More Information
- Down payment assistance for first time homebuyers
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Non-Profit COVID Funding Program
The City of Kannapolis is seeking applications from non-profit organizations who have programs that provide direct services to prevent, prepare or respond to COVID-19. The City has designated $196,000 in funding to go to non-profits who meet these criteria. Existing or new programs are eligible for funding.
Funds will be awarded to non-profits whose programs and services benefit Kannapolis residents. The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m., on September 11, 2020.
- Funds must be used for direct services to prevent, prepare or respond to COVID-19.
- Funds must not be used solely on salaries.
- This is a reimbursable grant. Receipts must be provided and approved to receive reimbursement.
- The minimum request is $10,000.
Applications will be reviewed by the City of Kannapolis Community Improvement Commission and city staff with final approval by the Kannapolis City Council. This is a one-time allotment of funds.