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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Division of Compliance Assistance
EPA Brownfield Grant Writing Resources

Each fall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the availability of assessment, cleanup and revolving loan fund grants. The Kentucky Brownfield Redevelopment Program, through workshops and support services, works with communities and other entities to produce quality grant applications. Each year, the program hosts brownfield grant writing workshops and webinars to help grant writers looking to obtain brownfield funding.
   
 

 Grant Writing Resources

 
Document Name
Description

​This page contains the guidelines for the EPA's Brownfield Assessment, Cleanup and Revolving Loan Fund Grants.

​This site provides assistance to brownfield grant writers.

​This publication features federal grants and resources that can be used for brownfield property redevelopment.

​This guide has a list of resources for sustainabilty-related projects. 

​This file contains examples of commitment and support letters that are a requirement for brownfield grants.

​This web page features successful brownfield grants from Kentucky and across the country.

​This grant provides funding to conduct research, technical assistance and training that will result in an area-wide plan and implementation strategy that will help address brownfield properties and promote area-wide revitalization.

​This form must be submitted to receive a letter of support from the Kentucky Brownfield Redevelopment Program. This a requirement for EPA Brownfield Grants.

​This form, produces by the Elderberry Institute explains how to calculate matching funds for a grant.

​This worksheet explains how to calculate federal grant match and cost share.

​Louisiana's TANF program produced this comprehensive guide to writing successful grant proposals.

​This document, produced by the UTC Office of Grants and Program Review, offers hints and tricks for grant writers.

​This document answers some commonly asked questions about matching funds for grants.

​This guide, prepared by the City Connect Federal Grantsmanship Network, outlines the funding process for federal grants.

​This guide helps grant writers prepare budget sections for federal grants.  

​This document contains link to grant writing and funding identification tools. 

This presentation provides grant writers with the basics they need to get started. 

 

​This presentation highlights what you need to cover when writing EPA Brownfield Grants.

This webpage from the Mississippi Dept. for Environmental Quality has the top 30 assessment and top 10 cleanup grants from 2016. 

Hotline

502-564-0323