Grant funds may not be used for acquisition of interests in real property or for grant administration. Equipment or infrastructure to be repaired or replaced must have been damaged as a result of Hurricane Matthew, Florence, Michael or Dorian.
Projects critical to protect life and safety and major equipment necessary to carry out a public function will be receive higher priority. Projects to repair, replace, or improve existing infrastructure damaged as a result of a storm will receive higher priority than a hazard mitigation request.
Yes! It is not unusual for an application to be revised following submission.
Yes! Improvements to damaged infrastructure, including those for mitigation are eligible.
Golden LEAF accepts applications on a rolling basis until all available funds are awarded.
The schedule of meetings is posted on our website.
No. There is no cap on the grant amount or limit on the number of projects that may be applied for.
A project must be located in a county under the federal Major Disaster Declaration for either Hurricanes Matthew, Florence, and Dorian or Tropical Storm Michael.
No. Submitted applications remain eligible for consideration until acted upon by the Golden LEAF Board. However, applications that were started but not yet submitted are no longer accessible and will need to be restarted in the new portal.
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