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DEM Announces Workshops On Brownfields Grants

PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), will host two informational workshops on the brownfields grant application process this fall. Participants will learn how to apply for federal funding sources and be introduced to free technical assistance services to help prepare a well-conceived application.

WHAT: Brownfields Grant Writing Boot Camp sponsored by NJIT

WHERE: DEM Headquarters | Room 300 235 Promenade Street Providence, Rhode Island

WHEN: Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 12:45 4:00 p.m.

WHO: This free workshop is open to municipal officials including those in planning, development, public works, utilities, budget/grants, legal, finance and neighborhood development offices and others interested in applying for USEPA brownfields funding for land redevelopment. The training will include an overview of the USEPA brownfields grant application process, tips to avoid common proposal pitfalls, strategies to address shortcomings, and an interactive discussion. To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ri-epa-bf-grant-writing-workshop-2018-tickets-51651301433 [eventbrite.com]

WHAT: 2018 Grant Guidelines for USEPA Assessment Grants, Cleanup Grants, and Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Grants

WHERE: DEM Headquarters | Room 300 235 Promenade Street Providence, Rhode Island

WHEN: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.

WHO: This session is presented by USEPA and open to those interested in applying for federal brownfields grant funding

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  • Department or agency: Department of Environmental Management
  • Online: http://www.dem.ri.gov/
  • Release date: 11-13-2018

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