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Brownfields Cleanup Grants

Federal Agency


Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization (OBLR)


To clean up one brownfield site, or multiple brownfield sites, contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum), and/or petroleum.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must own the site for which they are requesting funding and may submit one Cleanup Grant proposal each competition cycle.

Decarbonization Considerations

Cleanup grants can help accelerate reuse of brownfield sites, including enhancing site readiness for hosting solar or other renewable energy or other sustainable economic development.

Equity Considerations

Cleaning up contaminated sites of any size often yields immediate environmental and human health, environmental justice benefit, and distributional equity benefits.

Helpful Tips

National program priorities tend to change each year, so be sure to tailor your application to the current guidance.

Other Notes

The IIJA authorized $1.5 billion in Additional funding over 5 years to scale up EPA's brownfields revitalization program.

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

November 13, 2023

Funding Available


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Matching Funds

Not required

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