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Brownfields Redevelopment Journey: Seth


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This presentation was delivered at NADO's 2018 Annual Training Conference, held in Charlotte, NC on October 13-16. For more information, visit:

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Brownfields Redevelopment Journey: Seth

  1. 1. Nuts & Bolts Other Federal Sources of Funding to Leverage Brownfields Investment
  2. 2. A Half Dozen Competitive Tips
  3. 3. A Half Dozen Competitive Tips
  4. 4. A Half Dozen Competitive Tips
  5. 5. Environmental contamination Planning Streets Bike/pedestrian improvements Smart growth Energy efficiency Jobs Arts/culture Renewable energy Green infrastructure Economic development Housing A Few Ways to Think About Your Community Priorities
  6. 6. Critical Infrastructure  Economic Development Administration  Public Works grants support the construction or rehabilitation of essential public infrastructure and facilities to help communities create jobs  Must meet specific distress criteria  Applications accepted on a rolling basis Key Funding Opportunities
  7. 7. Key Funding Opportunities Transportation  U.S. Department of Transportation  Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants invest in ready-to-go, significant road, rail, transit and port projects  $5+ million projects in urban areas  $1+ million projects in rural areas  Deadline: Mid-2019
  8. 8. Arts & Culture  National Endowment for the Arts  Our Town grants provide up to $200,000 to support creative placemaking projects, including arts engagement, cultural planning and design activities that help to enhance community identity and sense of place  Timeframe: Fall 2019 Key Funding Opportunities
  9. 9. Key Funding Opportunities Equity Investment  U.S. Department of Treasury  Opportunity Zone tax incentives provide opportunities to attract private capital into distressed neighborhoods  Can support financing gaps in development projects  Reduce capital gains burden of investors  IRS guidance expected soon
  10. 10. How Do You Eat an Elephant? One bite at a time
  11. 11. Andrew Seth President Sustainable Strategies DC (202) 261-9881 Sign up for S2 Spotlight – weekly e-mail newsletter with community revitalization funding opportunities Contact Information