U.S. EPA Brownfields Program Grant Request Applications Coming Soon
August 12, 2022
U.S. EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup, Multipurpose, and Revolving Loan Fund grant applications are expected to be released in September 2022
Guidance documents for the next round of U.S. EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup, Multipurpose, and Revolving Loan Fund grants are expected to be released in September 2022 and applications will likely be due in early November 2022. Funding for this program is significantly boosted by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investments & Jobs Act and no cost share will be required.
The solicitation is expected to include:
Brownfields Assessment Grants
Brownfields Assessment grants can be applied to brownfield inventories, infrastructure and reuse planning, Phase I and II environmental site assessments, remedial planning, community outreach. Applicants can apply for:
$500,000 Community-wide Assessment Grant (hazardous substances & petroleum)
$1,000,000 Coalition Assessment Grants
Brownfields Cleanup Grants
A Brownfields Cleanup Grant provides funding for cleanup activities at brownfield sites owned by an applicant. The tiered award ranges are:
Up to $500,000
$500,000 - $1,000,000
$1,000,000 - $2,000,000
Multipurpose grants include at least one Phase II assessment, one cleanup, and one redevelopment plan if one does not exist, and can be awarded up to $800,000.
Revolving Loan Fund Grants
Revolving Loan Fund Grants seek to capitalize a revolving fund to issue loans or subgrants for remediation activities. Eligible applicants can apply for grants up to $1 million.
Verdantas has helped our clients secure 41 grants through this program worth more than $12.8 million. We welcome discussions with government, quasi-government, and non-profit organizations to help determine whether this program might be a good fit to help address brownfields challenges, assist with identifying smart program strategies, and help prepare competitive applications.
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