March 19, 2015

DECD Accepting Applications for Additional $7.5 Million in Brownfield Funding

The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is currently accepting applications for a new round of up to $7.5 million in funding for the Brownfield Remediation Program. The program provides grants of up to $2 million to eligible grantees, which include municipalities and economic development agencies, to use for a range of brownfield assessment, remediation, and redevelopment activities. Of the total funding, $6.5 million is earmarked for remediation and $1 million for assessment projects.

DECD will prioritize applications according to a rating and ranking sheet, which can be found here. Applications are due by April 14, 2015.

DECD will host a series of informational sessions around the state for potential applicants between March 16 and March 24. The schedule is available here.