Kure Beach will receive grant funding for new park

Posted by Debra Worley - email

KURE BEACH, NC (WECT) - A new grant has been developed for the Kure Beach Ocean Front Park.

The NC Parks & Recreation Trust Fund will provide a grant of $456,233.

"While it is not the full amount we requested, we are very pleased PARTF finds our Ocean Front Park a worthwhile and beneficial investment for the state of North Carolina," said Mayor Mac Montgomery who attended the board meeting in Raleigh.

85 applications were received by PARTF requesting over $25 million in funding for projects in North Carolina.

22 applications were awarded funding, totaling over $8 million for projects and land acquisition disbursements.

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