Search Search Toggle
Slider Accent


Logo_CroppedThe City began seeking resiliency grants in the fall of 2019 to fund development of our Resiliency & Hazard Mitigation Plan as well as early funding of priorities and projects. We extend many thanks to the organizations below that are investing in New Bern's improvements and goals towards a more resilient community in the future.

Special Project Grants

NC Division of Environmental Quality
Resilient Communities Program
Engineering & design work for Duffyfield Community Resilience Improvement
Basin restoration enhancement
NC Land & Water Fund

(2 grants) Duffyfield Stormwater Enhancement Project; implementation of green infrastructure solutions for Jack Smith Creek project
NC Division of Environmental Quality
Phase 1 of the electric vehicle charging project

NC Division of Environmental Quality
ARP Funds

(2 awards) Stormwater study & analysis; northwest interceptor rehabilitation

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation

Identify priority restoration sites & develop engineering & design plans for a nature-based infrastructure project to reduce flood risk to our most vulnerable communities.
NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund

Innovative Stormwater Project - to enlarge a stormwater retention pond at Rose & Biddle streets as well as the pump station attached to the pond; installation of a standby generator.

NC Office of Recovery & Resiliency
Distressed Local Government Program
Resiliency, recovery & mitigation projects

Golden LEAF Foundation

(4 grants) Replacement of a New Bern Fire-Rescue swift water rescue boat damaged during hurricane Florence; elevate identified electrical boxes & components to prevent future flood  damage and increase system reliability during storm events; pipe repair & sewer infrastructure repair.

Resiliency Planning Grants
National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Creation of a city-wide resiliency & hazard mitigation plan
NC Department of Justice
Environmental Enhancement Grant
Duke Energy Foundation Local Impact Grant Initiative
(through Swiss Bear) 
Duke Energy Foundation
Storm Resiliency Community/Duke-Energy-Foundation 
National Trust for Historic Preservation

NC Department of Environmental Quality Coastal Management
Wells Fargo Foundation
(through Swiss Bear)

NC Community Foundation
Craven County Affiliate