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Search Results: Brownfield Financing
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Preparing Applications for the Brownfields Job Training Program
During this webinar, CDFA provides an overview of the Program, which includes applicant eligibility, use of grant funds, and intended Program outcomes. The webinar also provides a general overview of application submission best practices and an...
DevelopOhio Economic Incentives Toolkit - An Effective Economic Development Toolkit for Growth and Job Creation
This guide from Bricker Graydon outlines the array of tools with which Ohio economic development practitioners can intervene to stimulate or induce development to occur — or occur sooner than market forces sometimes allow — in their communities....
Primer on California’s Tax Increment Financing Tools 2nd EditionMembers only Login
The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) created a technical committee on tax increment financing (TIF) to share knowledge and resources to help communities leverage these tools. This primer was prepared by CALED’s technical...
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural PlaybookMembers only Login
A roadmap for delivering opportunity and investments in rural America. This playbook is intended to help rural communities understand the available funding for infrastructure provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and other sources –...
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Technical Assistance GuideMembers only Login
This guide provides a list of over 65 technical assistance resources and programs across the federal government to help communities deliver infrastructure projects. The guide is organized by types of infrastructure investments - such as...
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law State Fact SheetsMembers only Login
State-by-state fact sheets provide more detailed information about announced funding and projects in each state, along with anticipated funding by category over the next few years.
EPA Region 9: Targeted Brownfield and Land Revitalization and Free Technical Assistance BrochureMembers only Login
EPA’s Region 9 Brownfields Program Sparks Community-Serving Projects in Historically Underserved Neighborhoods and offers free technical assistance in brownfields and land revitalization.
FY 2022: Brownfields Grant GuidelinesMembers only Login
The purpose of this training webinar is to assist applicants with understanding the guidelines for Assessment Grants (Community-wide and Site-specific), Revolving Loan Fund Grants, Cleanup Grants. This document includes: a general overview, types of...
Federal Brownfields Tax Incentive: Case Studies and ImpactsMembers only Login
The federal Brownfields Tax Incentive was established by Congress in 1997 and was in place for 14 years but was not renewed by Congress in 2012. The report sponsors are concerned that there was insufficient information about the outstanding success...
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...
Superfund Redevelopment Using Opportunity Zone Tax IncentivesMembers only Login
Opportunity Zones are a powerful way to encourage revitalization in economically distressed communities. Redevelopment of current or former Superfund sites may qualify for Opportunity Zone tax benefits. View this EPA fact sheet for more information.
Large-Scale Solar Development: A Playbook for Southwest VirginiaMembers only Login
To ensure that Virginia's coal country doesn't miss out on opportunities in large-scale solar, the Solar Foundation and the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia have developed a step-by-step guide for how municipalities and counties can encourage...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Report: Stillman College
The Roadmap to Redevelopment Report was developed through a 2-day process that included interviews with numerous stakeholders from the government, business, and non-profit sectors. The plan provides a framework for the financing of the redevelopment...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Report: Mt Vernon, WA
The Roadmap to Redevelopment Report was developed through a 2-day process that included interviews with numerous stakeholders from the government, agriculture, business, and non-profit sectors. The plan provides a framework for the financing of the...
IRS Regulations for Opportunity Zones & Brownfields RedevelopmentMembers only Login
This document provides an overview of information on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations with respect to brownfields investment in Opportunity Zones. Learn more about how Opportunity Zones can help local governments meet goals for sustainable...
2020 CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Catalytic Brownfield Financing Solutions
Throughout the last 5 years, the Council of Development Finance Agencies, through a partnership with the US EPA, has implemented an extensive package of brownfields technical assistance including a specialized resource center, targeted webinars,...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Report: Ramsey, MN
The Roadmap to Redevelopment Report was developed through a 2-day process that included interviews with numerous stakeholders from the government, agriculture, business, and non-profit sectors. The plan provides a framework for the financing of the...
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Fact Sheet
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance program fact sheet.
Roadmap to Redevelopment Report: Anchorage, AK
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of the Former Alaska Native Service Hospital in Anchorage, AK
Available CFA Resources - New York Regional Economic Development CouncilsMembers only Login
In 2011, Governor Cuomo created ten Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to advance the administration’s efforts to improve New York’s business climate and expand economic growth. This 2019...
GAO Report - EPA Should Take Additional Actions to Manage Risks to Superfund Sites from Climate ChangeMembers only Login
GAO was asked to review issues related to the impact of climate change on nonfederal NPL sites. GAO analyzed available federal data; reviewed laws, regulations, and documents; interviewed federal officials and stakeholders; visited three nonfederal...
EPA Superfund Task Force 2019 ReportMembers only Login
The Superfund Task Force is publishing its final report on the recommendations developed in response to the EPA Administrator's request. The recommendations address: expediting cleanup and remediation process; reducing financial burden on all...
Green Remediation Best Management Practices: Sites with Leaking Underground Storage TanksMembers only Login
The EPA's Principles for Greener Cleanups outline the Agency’s policy for evaluating and minimizing the environmental footprint of activities involved in cleaning up contaminated sites. This fact sheet about the concepts and tools for using best...
Snohomish County Food Hub Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for the Food Hub in Snohomish County, Washington. The food hub would sit atop a capped landfill, and would provide the area's agricultural producers with an additional market opportunity.
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...
St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center in Arnaudville, Louisiana. St. Luc's is a proposed hands-on immersive engagement center for Cajun, Creole, and French language and culture.
Brownfields Redevelopment Financing Webinar Series: New Community Financing Strategies for Brownfields: Opportunity ZonesMembers only Login
Webcast panelists explored how communities are preparing themselves for Opportunity Zone investments and with the release of new proposed regulations, how this emerging industry is beginning to mold its first deals. Speakers also examined how...
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.
City of Casper Hotel and Conference Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for a hotel and conference center in or near downtown Casper where large organization both state and national can hold their conference and large meetings.
2019 CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Brownfields to Brightfields - Redevelopment for a Brighter Future
During this webinar, our panel of experts discussed when developing a Brightfield makes sense, how to overcome obstacles to Brightfield projects, and how to catalyze investment in the area surrounding a Brightfield.
Roadmap to Redevelopment Willamette Falls Legacy Project
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of the Williamette Falls Legacy Project. Plans for redevelopment to include a world-class riverwalk to allow for public access and viewing of Willamette Falls.
Disaster Recovery Through Brownfield Redevelopment - MOMembers only Login
Cordaryl "Pat" Patrick with the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership presents several case studies of redevelopment projects in and around St. Louis, MO.
Disaster Recovery Through Brownfield Redevelopment - PRMembers only Login
David Southgate with the Center for Creative Land Recycling presents on the approaches Puerto Rico has taken to redevelop brownfields.
The Pajama Factory Roadmap to Redevelopment
The report provides financing strategies to accelerate the redevelopment of an eight-building complex into a creative community featuring artist residences and work studios, retail opportunities, and event space.
Financing Brownfields Clean-Up and Build-UpMembers only Login
The cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites can advance a region’s economy, restore local environment, and ultimately lead to permanent job creation and greater attraction of external capital to the community. Katie Courtright with the Ohio...
Strategically Reacting to an Identified Community/Economic Development Finance Need: The Akron Community Revitalization FundMembers only Login
Chris Burnham with the Development Finance Authority of Finance Authority of Summit County discusses a loan program dedicated to the revitalization of his community.
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: The Developer’s Perspective in Financing Brownfield Projects
In this webinar, our experts discussed how to negotiate with developers and involve them in a broader brownfields strategy. 
Wharf St. Mary's Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides suggestions for financing the redevelopment the former Gilman Paper Mill into a wharf, including dry dock storage, a boatyard, docking facilities and boat repair facilities, along with a mixed-use commercial and residential...
Benefits of Brownfield Redevelopment in Minnesota
This report by Minnesota Brownfields and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency highlights how redevelopment of idled, contaminated commercial and industrial properties can enable economic growth and community revitalization, while improving the...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Waterfront Lot D
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of a 12-acre waterfront lot in Duluth. Plans for redevelopment include high-end housing, office space, and possible retail.
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