BOC Planning Grant

The MADE X MTNS Partnership is excited to have received proposals from its 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 is investing $250,000 equitably across the region in two consecutive funding rounds. The application period for Round 1 completed in June, 2023. The application period for Round 2 opened on October 12th and closed on December 8th, 2023.

Projects are currently in the process of being 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.

Information Document 

Q&A Webinar (now available)  

Round 2 Grant Application


area eligible for funding

Area Eligible for Equity Funding

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