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Brownfields Revitalization Fund

The Brownfields Revitalization Fund promotes the productive reuse of sites that are currently abandoned or not fully utilized due to contamination on the site. By providing financial assistance for cleaning up these sites, Vermont continues its commitment to environmental stewardship, community investment, and economic growth.  

A brownfield is a property for which expansion, redevelopment or reuse is complicated by the presence, or potential presence, of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants. Cleaning up and redeveloping these properties into productive, healthy and beneficial community assets requires the close collaboration of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) and the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR). 

Using State and Federal Brownfields funding resources, ACCD has two cleanup programs available for Brownfield revitalization projects:

Brownfields Revitalization Fund - Federal Program

Federal funds available for brownfields cleanup in the form of grants and loans  


Brownfields Revitalization Fund – State Program

State funds available for brownfields cleanup in the form of grants