How to Apply

Application Submission Information

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Awards Program™. We have received a record number of applicants submitting projects in the past few years, requiring two panels of judges to keep up with all the evaluations.

The quality of the applications and the obvious level of thought and meaningful presentations from the applicants is indicative of how seriously they are taking the program.

Where to Apply

The completed application and necessary documentation should be submitted to:

Stewardship Development CoalitionPineyRidgeNature-8 (1)
c/o New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District
230 Government Center Drive, Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28403

Applications can also be accepted at the three County Planning Departments:

Brunswick County Planning Department
75 Courthouse Drive
PO Box 249
Bolivia, NC 28422

New Hanover County Planning Department
230 Government Center Drive
Suite 110
Wilmington, NC 28403

Pender County Planning Department
805 S. Walker Street
Burgaw, NC 28425

What To Include

In addition to the current Application form, please submit one (1) full size, full color paper copy and one (1) digital copy on CD of your complete application and all supporting materials. All sheets must fit into a 8.5 X 11 folder (may be folded). Do not submit marketing information.

Please visit the Criteria & Guidelines page for more information.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted at anytime throughout the calendar year, however each year’s award deadline is typically in August.
The application deadline for the 2018 awards program is August 31, 2017.

If you need assistance, please contact us.