Application Deadline: February 9, 2016
Application Deadline: February 9, 2016
The New Jersey InterAgency Working Group (IAWG) on brownfields will convene for an all-day meeting on December 4th at Montclair State University’s Center for Environmental and Life Science (CELS). Following the meeting, the IAWG will convene with communities working to redevelop Combined Sewer Outfalls for a session entitled “Meet the Funders for Technical Assistance & Resources: Forging Links between CSO Permits and Redevelopment Goals.” This workshop with state and federal partners will help municipalities understand how a CSO permit can be used to advance multiple goals such as redevelopment, increasing open space, and reducing localized flooding.
The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR) is preparing a grant proposal to be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical assistance to brownfields communities. CCLR seeks to augment team capabilities with contractor expertise. Accordingly CCLR is hereby requesting – in accordance with 40 CFR Part 30 as appropriate for a not-for-profit organization – Statements of Qualification (SOQ) from interested non-profit organizations, educational institutions, private firms and individual consultants to be a part of the CCLR team that is proposing the EPA grant. This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) shall be open November 18, 2015 through December 9, 2015.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has posted a Request for Proposals for the Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Program.
Application Deadline: January 14, 2016.
The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) has issued a request for proposals to rural communities interested in applying for funding to host a community design workshop in either 2016 or 2017.
Application Deadline: January 12, 2016
This New Jersey-specific analysis is the latest in Smart Growth America's Fiscal Implications research. This research model, released earlier this year, compares the relative costs of different development scenarios. Today's new study of road infrastructure needs and population density in New Jersey makes clear the long-term costs and implications of land use decisions. Read the full report to learn more about the findings from this analysis, and to help your community make better-informed financial decisions about development.
The Center for Creative Land Recycling, in partnershp with the Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation, and the U.S. EPA will be holding a series of workshops aimed to provide attendees with an overview of the process of reusing vacant, abandoned, blighted, and contaminated properties. These workshops are designed for community members in private, nonprofit and local government sector.
EPA is seeking applicants for a total of $1.2 million in Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving cooperative agreements to be awarded in 2016. Cooperative agreements will be awarded to local community-based organizations seeking to address environmental and public health concerns in their communities through collaboration with other stakeholders, such as state and local governments, industry, academia and non-governmental organizations. One award will be made per region in amounts of up to $120,000 per award for a two-year project period.
Application Deadline: Feb. 12, 2016
CLICK HERE for more information about the program.
The CUES-Sustainable Jersey Brownfields Task Force, with financial support form the Center for Creative Land Recycling has produced a informational video designed to outline the role of Liscenced Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) in brownfield cleanup projects in the State of New Jersey. CLICK HERE to view the video.
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced on October 26 it is soliciting applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.