Join our upcoming webinar, “Return of the MAC: Elevate Your Brownfields Grant Application” and discover the keys to crafting a compelling and competitive EPA Brownfields application. The EPA FY24 Brownfields Grants will include Multipurpose, Assessment and Cleanup Grants (MAC). Our experts will walk you through proven strategies, insider tips and best practices to help you increase your chances in securing one of these highly coveted grants. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge and turn your brownfield dreams and visions into a reality. A breakdown of what will be covered during the webinar is below:
- Overview of grant types, amounts, and guidelines
- How to approach each grant
- Tips and insights for the application
- CCLR grant review processes and our services
Ignacio coordinates CCLR’s technical assistance program for redevelopment projects. Ignacio is a redevelopment expert having spent 20 years with the City of Emeryville’s Redevelopment Agency, where he was responsible for the city’s Brownfield Pilot Project. He has over 30 years of experience in public sector development including: fiscal and financial analysis, public debt financing, feasibility analyses, and urban design. Ignacio was instrumental in the City’s redevelopment of hundreds of acres of blighted, contaminated property. He holds a BS in Architecture from the University of the Philippines and an MCP from The University of California at Berkeley.
With over 15 years of planning experience, Joelle is an accomplished rural, urban and regional planner with exceptional experience in managing complex brownfields redevelopment projects. She has successfully secured over $2 million in grants, and developed comprehensive Brownfields Programs bringing about meaningful “shifts” to stimulate economic development. Her projects have earned local, regional and national recognition including a Region 8 Phoenix Award. As the former Community Development and Long Range Planning Manager for Adams County, Colorado, she spearheaded its first Brownfields Program, created its 2018 Balanced Housing Plan and oversaw numerous community development programs including the creation of over 400 affordable housing units. A published author and speaker, Joelle has been a strong advocate and supporter of brownfields programs and their ability to bring lasting changes and socioeconomic benefits to communities. Joelle holds a BS in Biology from The University of Richmond and a MURP from the University of Colorado. An avid outdoor enthusiast, she enjoys telemark skiing, hiking, and cultivating her vegetable and flower gardens.