Brownfields Fiscal Year 2013 Grant Funding Guidelines and Announcements
FY 2013 Funds to Supplement Eligible Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants
EPA is announcing the availability of an estimated $6 million in FY 2013 funds to supplement eligible Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) grants. Grants eligible to request supplemental funds are Brownfields RLF grants that have been previously awarded competitively under Section 104(k)(3) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or that have transitioned to Section 104(k)(3) of CERCLA, and subject to other identified criteria (see links below). Requests for funding must be postmarked by May 20, 2013.
FY 2013 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Application Guidelines - Request for Proposals
EPA provides funds to nonprofit organizations and eligible entities to deliver environmental workforce development and job training programs focused on hazardous and solid waste management, assessment, and cleanup associated activities, chemical safety, and wastewater management. Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grants are provided to recruit, train, and place, unemployed and under-employed, including low-income and minority, residents historically affected by hazardous and solid waste sites and facilities with the skills needed to secure full-time, sustainable employment in the environmental field and in the assessment and cleanup work taking place in their communities. Proposals are due April 9,2013.
FY 2013 Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grant Guidelines – Request for Proposals
These grants may be used by communities to facilitate community involvement in developing an area-wide plan for Brownfields assessment, cleanup and subsequent reuse on a catalyst site and other high-priority Brownfields sites. Each grant is funded up to $200,000 for two years. The proposal submission deadline is November 30, 2012.
Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Grant Guidelines – Request for Proposals
The EPA is announcing $5 million in grants to provide technical assistance to communities. The EPA anticipates award of up to nine (9) cooperative agreement(s). Grants awarded under the Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities (TAB) announcement will help communities tackle the challenge of assessing, cleaning up and preparing Brownfields sites for redevelopment, especially underserved/rural/small and otherwise distressed communities. Technical assistance being provided through this grant should also be geared toward results and help to move Brownfields sites forward in the process toward cleanup and reuse. The maximum value of each grants will be based on the technical assistance being provided; however, grants in geographical area 5 shall not exceed $1,000,000 and grants in geographical areas 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 shall not exceed $500,000 each under this competitive opportunity. The proposal deadline is November 14, 2012.
FY 2013 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grant Guidelines – Announcing New Request for Proposals
These grants may be used to address sites contaminated by petroleum and hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum). Opportunities for funding are as follows: Brownfields Assessment Grants (each funded up to $200,000 over three years; coalitions are funded up to $600,000 over three years), Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grants (each funded up to $1,000,000 over five years) and Brownfields Cleanup Grants (each funded up to $200,000 over three years). The proposal submission deadline is November 19, 2012.