Deadlines & Calendar of Events


February 24, 2017

DEADLINE: ANNOUNCING (New) Request for Proposals - FY 2017 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Guidelines                                                                              These Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grants are provided to eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to develop environmental programs that recruit, train, and place unemployed and under-employed residents of communities affected by brownfields and other environmental contaminants with the skills needed to secure full-time, sustainable employment in the environmental field and in assessment and cleanup work taking place in their communities. Each grant may be funded up to $200,000 over a three-year period. All proposals must be submitted through


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.


March 17,  2017                                                                                                                    DEADLINE: The 2017 National Brownfields Training Conference activities                                                                         
To download a PDF of this Call for Submissions page, click here.


April 7, 2017                                                                                                                         

DEADLINE: Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) Round 1 of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Applications                           Applications are for up to $350,000 for blight clearance and remediation. The applicant must be a local unit of government and comply with other requirements. Instructions and application materials are available at

April 11 - 13, 2017
Closing Deals and Capturing Market Opportunities:  Brownfield Listings Feature

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
If there is only one conference you can attend, this is the ONE that will allow practitioners to capitalize on business strategies and tactics for capturing sustainable property market opportunities and closing corporate real estate and asset-based transactions. This conference agenda also delves into the enhanced value environmental insurance and liability management strategies bring to leveraging the M&A deals as well as the disposition of corporate assets and the cleanup/redevelopment of formerly contaminated real estate for beneficial reuse.

The final conference brochure is now available to download.

We will have special sessions on:

Emerging contaminants and new regulatory challenges facing property owners

Using environmental liability transfers to close complex business transactions

Deal flow trends and new tools for capturing capital markets

Remediation risk management and tailoring remedies to support specific beneficial reuse

Register Now for the Early Bird Special - $725


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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