Grants & Incentives

Get the Funds You Need to Succeed

Here in Currituck County, we want to see your business thrive and are eager to connect you to a variety of customizable local and state incentive programs that can assist you with business establishment, expansion and relocation.

Small business centers located at our community colleges and universities also offer complimentary technical and application assistance to businesses seeking financing or incentive support for relocating or expanding in Currituck County.


Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG)

The Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) is a performance-based, discretionary incentive program that provides cash grants directly to new and expanding companies to help offset the cost of locating or expanding a facility in the state.


One North Carolina Fund

The One North Carolina Fund (OneNC) is a discretionary cash-grant program that allows the Governor to respond quickly to competitive job-creation projects.  Awards are based on the number of jobs created, level of investment, location of the project, economic impact of the project and the importance of the project to the state and region.


Public Infrastructure Funds

Funds to help North Carolina communities build the necessary infrastructure to attract more businesses to their area. 






Additional Incentives

Building and Site Funds

Building and site funds allow North Carolina to help upfit, expand or otherwise invest in sites to get them ready for action, saving companies time and money.   LEARN MORE

Technology Funds

North Carolina provides financial, educational, and policy support for technology companies.  LEARN MORE

Workforce Grants

North Carolina supports workforce development through a variety of grant programs that benefit workers, employers and communities.  LEARN MORE

Film Industry Grants

North Carolina offers producers financial rebates of up to 25% on qualified expenses.  LEARN MORE

Tax & Other Cost Savings

North Carolina offers a variety of ways to reduce business taxes and other costs, each tailored to specific situations that may apply to your company.  LEARN MORE

Disaster Recovery

Both state and federal funding fuel the recovery programs that help North Carolina communities rebuild in a smart, comprehensive way.  LEARN MORE

NC County Tier Designations

Tier_2019_736pxX283pxThe North Carolina Department of Commerce annually ranks the state’s 100 counties based on economic well-being and assigns each a Tier designation. This Tier system is incorporated into various state programs to encourage economic activity in the less prosperous areas of the state.

The 40 most distressed counties are designated as Tier 1, the next 40 as Tier 2 and the 20 least distressed as Tier 3.

Currituck County is designated as a Tier 3.

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