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Brownfield Revitalization Fund – Federal Program

OVERVIEW: 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded funds to the Vermont Brownfields Revitalization Fund (BRF) to sponsor projects. The BRF offers grants and loans for the remediation of brownfield sites. Loan funding is available to private developers, non-profits, and municipalities.  There is no limit on the size of a loan; it depends on the amount of capital available in the fund. Grant funding is only available to non-profits and municipalities and per Vermont Statute cannot exceed $200,000 per parcel.

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: 

To be eligible for BRF - Federal Program money, applicants must:

  • meet technical standards set by the Department of Environmental Conservation
  • complete a Phase I environmental site assessment prior to acquisition
  • be enrolled in the Brownfields Reuse and Environmental Liability Limitation Program (BRELLA)  
  • site eligibility must be affirmed by the Environmental Protection Agency

FAQ'S    SUCCESS STORIES  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please download the application below and submit the completed application with documentation to: 
kristie.farnham@vermont.gov

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

For support please email: accd.brownfieldsteam@vermont.gov