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 2016-2017 funding cycle is now closed.

The City of High Point has set aside $10,000 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. The CBI grant period is July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

The deadline for submitting the applications was Friday, May 6, 2015 at the Community & Neighborhood Development Center, 201 Fourth Street, High Point, NC 27260. Interested persons should call (336) 883-3689 or 883-3042 for more information.