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IFA > Indiana Brownfields > Deadlines & Calendar of Events Deadlines & Calendar of Events


January 31, 2017
DEADLINE: U.S. EPA CERCLA 128(a) grant proposal to support state programs                                   
U.S. EPA anticipates one $1M award to support state implementation for  Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) 128(a) and other brownfields related issues. The purpose of this award/cooperative agreement is to fund research, training, and technical assistance to promote and stimulate information exchange among State officials managing solid, hazardous and brownfields response programs (response programs), and U.S.EPA officials to jointly resolve, CERCLA Section 128(a) “co-implementor and co-regulator” issues, and identify emerging response program issues that are of interest to States.  Check out the web links below:

November 29, 2016
DEADLINE:  Requests for State Acknowledgement Letter/Petroleum Eligibility Determination for annual U.S. EPA Brownfield grant round.  For the Request Form, click here.

December 22, 2016
NEW DEADLINE:  U.S. EPA Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grant Proposals.  For more information about this funding opportunity, click on:  


Calendar of Events

Mention of non-IFA conferences, events and workshops does not constitute an IFA endorsement of their contents, only an acknowledgment that they exist and may be relevant to our brownfields redevelopment stakeholders.

November 9-10, 2016
Indiana Association of Regional Councils (IARC) Annual Meeting
The Westin Indianapolis
For more information, visit

November 16, 2016
Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) 30th Anniversary Celebration & Prosperity Indiana Summit
Sheraton at Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis
For more information, visit

November/December 2016
DEADLINE anticipated for U.S. EPA Brownfield Assessment and Cleanup Grant Proposals
For updated information, visit

December 1, 2016
Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) CDBG Round 2 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP, WDP, MSRP) Awards Announced

December 8, 2016
OCRA Annual Awards Celebration - Indiana Statehouse
For more information, visit

December 5-7, 2017
2017 National Brownfields Training Conference
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Attend the premier brownfields and land revitalization event. Mark your calendars and check the EPA Brownfields website> for more information coming soon.


Please note that applicants who received a BF AWP grant from U.S. EPA in Fiscal Year 2010, 2013 or 2015 (FY10 or FY13 or FY 15) are generally not eligible to apply under this competition.  U.S. EPA is making an exception for POWER+ (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) applicants. The POWER+ is an Administration priority that started in FY16 and continues through FY17. A POWER+ applicant must propose one or more eligible catalyst, high priority brownfield site(s) within the same brownfields project area as a coal-fired power plant that has recently closed (2008 or later) or is scheduled to close.  Learn more: FY2017 Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grant Guidelines

Rolling application
Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) Industrial Recovery Tax Credit
The Industrial Recovery Tax Credit, also known as DINO for the older, “dinosaur” buildings it benefits, pro-vides an incentive for companies to invest in former industrial facilities requiring significant rehabilitation or remodeling expenses. The credit is established by Ind. Code 6-3.1-11.






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