Community Enhancement Grant Recipients in Action

Learn more about how the City’s grantees are supporting their community

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FY2022-23 Recipients Spotlight 

Each year, the City administers the Community Enhancement Grant (CEG) to support non-profit organizations in Raleigh. This competitive grant program is designed to fund public services that support neighborhood improvements and other innovative community development activities for residents with low- and moderate-incomes.  

For the current fiscal year (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023), the City awarded a total of $230,000 to five local organizations.  

FY2022-23 Recipients Spotlight 

The non-profit organizations that the City awarded CEG funds to in the current fiscal year are providing critical services in our community. Learn more about their work below! 

The Green Chair Project 

The Green Chair Project helps our neighbors in need by distributing donated furniture donations to cultivate well-equipped homes for families and individuals facing homelessness or other crises. The City awarded the Green Chair Project $51,000 to support 50 households through the family furnishings program.  


StepUp Ministry

Through partnerships with community members, StepUp Ministry provides tools and support to create opportunities for employment and stability. The Interfaith community helps individuals in Wake County transform their lives through employment and life skills training. StepUp is utilizing $56,000 in CEG funds to advance employment opportunities and create stability for 165 residents and their children. 

Loaves and Fishes Ministry

With a mission to empower under resourced K-12 youth for life opportunities, Loaves and Fishes Ministry offers out-of-school programming to provide critical support for students and their families. Their services include academic assistance, relational support, job training, budgeting, and more. The City awarded the organization $22,000, which will support tutoring and youth engagement for 25 clients. 


Southeast Raleigh YMCA

The YMCA of the Triangle offers programs and services to strengthen our community and promote healthy living. The organization is using the City’s CEG funding towards their workforce development and fellowship program, which equips individuals with the skills needed to obtain a new or better paying job. The YMCA will serve 90 participants in Southeast Raleigh with this funding.  



Housing and Neighborhoods
Community and Small Business Development Division

Housing and Neighborhoods
Service Categories:
Community Development
Related Services:
Community Enhancement Grant Program