ctbrownfields: BAR Planning Grant Material

Round 2 Brownfield Area-Wide Revitalization (BAR) Planning Grant

Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is now accepting applications for the BAR Planning Grant Round 2. Up to $1 million in grant funding will be awarded to help
eligible entities develop a comprehensive implementation plan for the remediation and redevelopment of neighborhoods, districts, corridors, downtowns, waterfront zones or other areas with multiple brownfields. The funding is authorized under Section 1(f) of Public Act No. 15-193. Eligible applicants for grant funding include municipalities, economic development agencies and regional council of governments. Grant applicants can request funding of up to $200,000.


Awards may be used for a range of brownfield planning activities, including: community visioning/public participation exercises; analysis of existing environmental conditions and other issues/conditions; limited phase I and II environmental site assessments; and other eligible activities as described in the Request for Application. The rating and ranking sheet for this funding round, which provides further details on application criteria, as well as the program application, are posted below.


Applications must be submitted via email to brownfields@ct.gov no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. If you have any questions please contact the Program Manager, Binu Chandy at binu.chandy@ct.gov or 860-500-2454.


Important Dates


February 16, 2018: 

Due date for any questions regarding the RFA

February 26, 2018: 

Posting of updated FAQ on DECD/OBRDís website (if any questions received from potential applicants)

March 27, 2018: 

Applications Due at 3:00 PM

April 30, 2018:    

Week of interviews/site visits (tentative)

May 2018: 

Award Results (tentative)


Application Material

Request for Applications DECD BAR Planning Grant Round 2
Schedule A - Certified Resolution
Schedule B - Certification by Applicant
Schedule C - DECD BAR Budget Form

Schedule D - BAR Rating and Ranking Sheet

Appendix A - Pilot Round Project Summary
Frequently Asked Questions

A Presentation Summarizing the BAR Planning Program



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