Funding Opportunity: Community Partners Request for Proposals due Wednesday, November 17, 2021.


Community Partners

Community partners are local groups who contract with the City to design and lead engagement in their communities. This work is a part of the Equitable Community Engagement Blueprint 


2021 Community Partners 

This year’s community partners are under contract through August 2021. These partners were collectively awarded $100,000. 2021 partners are: 


AMIA, through Luma Consulting, LLC, who will lead engagement in Spanish-speaking/Latino/a/x communities throughout Durham.  



Bragtown Community Association, who will lead engagement in the Bragtown neighborhood between North Roxboro Street and Old Oxford Highway.   



Be Connected Durham, who will lead engagement along the Fayetteville Street Transit Emphasis Corridor  between Lakewood Avenue and Riddle Road.   



Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc., who will lead engagement along the Holloway Street Transit Emphasis Corridor (focused on the Holloway Street and Wellons Village communities).   



These organizations will begin their work by supporting engagement efforts for the recently announced GoDurham Better Bus Project. 

The City has also funded Walltown Community Association and Lakewood Community Project to lead engagement in their communities. 

In the News 


Selection Process

FY21 Request for Proposals: Community Partner – Equitable Community Engagement (closed Nov. 12, 2020) 



Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE): Annual Membership Meeting, May 19, 2021 Presentation


Past Years' Community Partners

2020 community partners, who were collectively awarded $99,900 for work from March through August 2020, included: 


SpiritHouse, who led engagement in Northeast Central Durham and in the McDougald Terrace community.


Iveywood Consulting with Upstream Works Collaborative led engagement along the Fayetteville Street Corridor​. 




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  • Laura Biediger
    published this page in Programs 2021-05-19 10:16:44 -0400