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N.C. Boating Infrastructure Grant Program

N.C. BIG Program Accomplishments

Since 2002, the NCDENR Division of Marine Fisheries has been awarded over $2.9 million from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Boating Infrastructure Grant Program. North Carolina has received 13 Tier 1 grant awards, and has successfully competed for 6 Tier 2 grant awards. These awards have and may result in 21 projects in 11 coastal counties, totaling more than $3.2 million in improvements for transient boaters. Funds have been provided to 12 local municipalities, one state agency, one university, and five private businesses. To date, 17 projects have been completed, providing 118 transient slips/moorings and amenities across the coast. Two projects are currently underway. Once completed, an additional 17 transient slips and amenities will be constructed.

N.C. BIG Program Accomplishments Summary (2002-2015)

Awarded Projects

Year NC BIG-P Recipient Tier I
Tier II
2002 City of Wilmington $40,000  
  Coinjock Marina $60,000  
2004 Town of Beaufort $82,530  
2006 North Carolina Maritime Museum (Beaufort) $68,555  
  Sea Gate Marina (Newport) $13,560  
2007 Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association   $310,268
  Homer’s Point Marina and Seafood
(Salter Path)
$40,200  
  Paradise Cove Marina (Merritt) $59,800  
  City of Washington   $50,389 #
2008 City of Wilmington $39,767  
  Sea Gate Marina (Newport) $37,059  
  Town of Belhaven   $150,015
2009 Town of Carolina Beach $39,767  
  Mid-Atlantic Christian University
(Elizabeth City)
$42,283  
  Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association   $504,360**
  Town of Plymouth   $106,000
  Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corp.
(New Bern)
  $646,650**
2010 Cypress Cove Marina (Columbia) $57,150**  
2011 City of Washington $50,000  
  Town of Columbia $50,000  
2012 Town of Swansboro $100,000*  
2013 Town of Hertford $35,407  
2014 Town of Holden Beach $100,000***  
2015 Elizabeth City $32,000***  
  TOTAL FUNDING AWARDED $890,884 $616,672

*Projects are on-going. Amounts represent the total award.
** Project was cancelled. Amounts not included in total.
***Project is pending an award from the USFWS.
# Project was not completed.

  N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 800-682-2632
 

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