Serving Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union Counties in North Carolina


Link-Up: With Stimulus Grants

On May 6, 2009, we hosted workshop offering instruction on on connecting with funding available through the American Recovery Reinvestment Act 2009 (ARRA).

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Gary Dimmick, Director, Community Planning and Development

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
Ms. Dimmick presented an overview of several programs which included the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP 1 & 2), the Community Development Block Grant-Recovery (CDBG-R) Program, the Homeless Prevention & Rapid Rehousing Program and the Tax Credit Assistance Program.


Randy Gore, Area Director

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development
Mr. Gore presented the mission of the USDA Rural Development and the many programs that are available.

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Joe Crocker, Assistant Secretary, Community Development

North Carolina Department of Commerce - Division of Community Assistance
Mr. Crocker presented an overview of what NC is receiving from the ARRA.

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Bill McNeil, North Carolina Rural Center
Mr. McNeil covered the mission of the ARRA and the opportunities that are open to North Carolina through this Act.