February 11, 2021

‘It's a big deal': Lumbee Tribe of NC receives an $18 million grant to support members amid pandemic

Author: Kristen Johnson

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina was approved for $18 million in emergency rental assistance from a grant through the U.S. Treasury Department that will help members who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the tribal council.
Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin announced the grant approval this week and said this is the largest grant received from the federal government in the tribe's history.
"This is going to help people for a long time to come to get back up on th