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Search Results: Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grants
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Superfund Redevelopment Program Webinar Series - Opportunity Zones and Superfund SitesMembers only Login
There are over 300 Superfund National Priorities List sites and thousands of Superfund removal sites located in or partially in Opportunity Zones. This webinar discussed Opportunity Zone tax benefits in the context of redeveloping Superfund sites...
Brownfields: Properties with New PurposeMembers only Login
EPA’s Brownfields Program provides direct funding for brownfields assessment, cleanup, revolving loans, environmental job training, technical assistance, training, and research. To facilitate the leveraging of public resources, EPA’s Brownfields...
EPA's Brownfields and Land Revitalization ProgramMembers only Login
David Lloyd from the Environmental Protection Agency provides an overview of the financing programs offered through the Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
Financing Contaminated Property TransactionsMembers only Login
This presentation by Charlie Bartsch provides a detailed discussion of many EPA programs, including assessment grants, tax incentives, and revolving loan fund grants.
Brownfield BeginningsMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines what brownfields are and how to take advantage of the opportunities they offer.
Financing Brownfields in California from the Center for Creative Land RecyclingMembers only Login
The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR) explains brownfields and how they work in the state of California. Discussed the direct and indirect impacts of brownfields and EPA Program eligibility.
Leveraging the Partnership: HUD, DOT, EPA
This guide to federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities. The Partnership agencies administer grants, programs, and technical assistance...
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Financing Green Energy on Brownfields
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, the fourth installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series examines the potential behind using brownfields as sites for renewable energy generation, the unique financing tools...
Brownfields Case Study - MilwaukeeMembers only Login
This study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities examines how brownfields projects in Milwaukee, WI can be transformed into opportunities for urban redevelopment. The North End and Park East Corridor projects are examples of how to leverage...
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Compendium of Case Studies, Volume 1
This report from the US Conference of Mayors provides several success stories in brownfield redevelopment from cities that have demonstrated their ability to utilize a variety of private and public resources.
CDFA — EPA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Financing Tools for Transformation
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this debut webinar highlights communities that have successfully employed the development finance toolbox to transform former brownfield sites into economic assets. Learn how tools such...
Berry Lane Park - Brownfield Case Study
Association for Redevelopment Initiatives' case study details the transformation of 12 former brownfield sites into Berry Lane Park, a public park in one of New Jersey's poorest neighborhoods. Berry Lane Park was funded through a mix of public and...
EPA Assessment & Cleanup Grant Guideline Changes FY15
The US Environmental Protection Agency released this summary for FY15 brownfield assessment and cleanup grant guideline changes.
Annual Report: Florida Brownfields Redevelopment Program
The report analyzes the Brownfield Redevelopment Program from July 2013-June 2014. The program reached several major milestones, including 280 projected new direct jobs, 423 projected new indirect jobs and $11 million in projected new capital...
U.S. EPA Evaluation of the Brownfields Program
The U.S. EPA conducts a thorough report that analyzes the Brownfields Program from 2003-2008. The report touches on the financing mechanisms used and the success/failures of the program.
The Environmental and Economic Impacts of Brownfields Redevelopment
This paper from Northeast-Midwest Institute seeks to summarize established quantifiable impacts of brownfields redevelopment in the areas of environmental, economic, community, and fiscal effects.
Pushing the Envelope on Brownfield Remediation: Maximizing Limited Resources Through Alternative Funding SourcesMembers only Login
This article by Michael Goodstein, Kathleen Trinward, and Ann Lynch discusses redevelopment strategies to resolve complex financing issues at brownfield sites and uses case studies to highlight successes at two complicated brownfields.
EPA's Brownfields and Land Revitalization Programs BrochureMembers only Login
The Environmental Protection Agency created a brochure marketing their brownfields and land revitalization programs. Included in the brochure are funding programs, project highlights and links for additional information.
EPA Brownfields RLF Grants FlyerMembers only Login
This flyer from the Environment Protection Agency provides a comprehensive understanding of what you need to know if interested in applying for funding through the Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grant program, all in an easy to navigate, two-page...
CDFA Illinois Financing Roundtable Webcast: Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox in Illinois Presentation
Development finance is the heart of economic, energy, infrastructure, technology, and environmental development. Without core financing tools, such as bonds, TIF, tax credits, and access to capital, development projects simply cannot move forward....
EPA Guidelines for Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants
This document from the U.S. EPA provides guidance on submitting proposals for a grant to capitalize a brownfields revolving loan fund.
Economic Development Function of EPA/Environmental Programs
Charlie Bartsch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency covers a number of development finance tools to support brownfields redevelopment.
Eligibility for Grand Rapids' EPA Revolving Loan FundMembers only Login
This factsheet from the City of Grand Rapids Economic Development Office outlines the eligibility criteria for participating in the EPA Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund administered by the city.
Georgia's Brownfields Program PresentationMembers only Login
This presentation from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division provides an overview of the state's brownfields program and the legal protections provided to brownfields developers.
Brownfields Success Story: Revitalizing the Town of FletcherMembers only Login
This case study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) covers a major cleanup project in downtown Fletcher, North Carolina. EPA grants and revolving loan funds, as well as local funding supported the project.
EPA Brownfields Grants: FAQs FY15Members only Login
This resources from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency answers frequently asked questions regarding brownfields and federal assessment, cleanup, and revolving loan fund grants.
A Brownfields Intervention Results in New Convention CenterMembers only Login
This case study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presents a successful project to convert a former port and industrial area into the Shreveport Convention Center. The paper provides a detailed review of the project background and...
Case Study: Turning a Brownfield into a Cancer-Treatment Center
Two partnering hospitals received state and federal assistance to convert a brownfield to a new cancer-treatment center, as presented in this case study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The paper provides a detailed review of the...
Brownfield Sites and Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs)Members only Login
This document from the U.S. EPA describes SEPs, which are environmentally beneficial projects complementing brownfield program activities. The document defines SEPs, clarifies how they are different from traditional brownfield programs, and...
Brownfields Success Story Locations
This page from the U.S. EPA provides a map and an index of Brownfields case studies. Cases are listed for most states, and some projects are further tagged with keywords such as petroleum, residential, ecological restoration, or showcase community....
Scoring Big for BrownfieldsMembers only Login
This document is a common sense guide for improving your EPA Brownfields grant proposal. Use this to help answer the right questions that are asked during the application process.
FY10 Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup, and Revolving Loan Fund GrantsMembers only Login
This document summarizes all of the approved EPA Brownfields Assessment, Clean-Up and Revolving Loan Grants for fiscal year 2010.
Overview of EPA's Brownfield ProgramMembers only Login
Janice Sims covers the EPA's Brownfields grants programs and discusses how the EPA has put additional ARRA funds to work for Brownfield rehabilitation in this presentation.
Unlocking Brownfields Redevelopment: Establishing a Local Revolving Loan Fund Program
This EPA publication explains the basics of setting up and successfully administering a local brownfield revolving loan fund. The various participants and different types of loan products are discussed in addition to other factors to consider in...
Ohio Department of Development Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund
The Ohio Department of Development administers a urban development brownfield revolving loan fund. The RLF was capitalized using a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The agency's Web site explains more about the state's program.
Proposal Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Funds, and Cleanup GrantsMembers only Login
The Environmental Protection Agency has prepared this document to serve as a guidelines for receiving the agency's capitalizing a brownfield revolving loan fund.
Genesee County Brownfield Forum Presentation
This presentation from the Genesee County Land Bank in MI provides information about brownfields, state and federal brownfield incentives, example brownfield projects, and the Land Bank brownfield plan and amendment.
The Brownfields Economic Redevelopment InitiativeMembers only Login
The EPA has made available a guidebook for the Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (BCRLF). The handbook provides a resource to better understand the terms and conditions of the BCRLF.
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