Planning and Capacity Building Grants
The MADE X MTNS Partnership is seeking applications from participating Community Working Groups enrolled in the Building Outdoor Communities Program to advance outdoor community and economic development projects that catalyze rural development across the 25 counties and Qualla Boundary of Western North Carolina.
The MADE X MTNS Partnership plans to invest $250,000 equitably across the region in two consecutive funding rounds. The application period for Round 1 opens on April 27th and closes on June 30th, 2023. The application period for Round 2 will launch in the Fall of 2023.
Projects will be scored and selected by the Building Outdoor Communities Selection Committee, and funds will be allocated on a competitive basis. Projects should demonstrate their high impact, connectivity, regional potential, and sustainability benefit.