Brownfield Municipal Grant Program

Program Description

The primary program through which brownfield remediation is funded. It provides funding to municipalities and other quasi-public entities to conduct remediation efforts in preparation for future redevelopment of the site.

Program Type
Type of Funding
Source of Funds
Funding Amounts/Limits

Maximum individual award amount up to $4M. If request is for the assessment program funding pool, maximum award amount of $200k.

Target Population(s)
Links to Additional Resources


Eligible Applicants
Eligible Project Size
Other Eligibility Guidelines

Project has to satisfy the state’s definition of brownfields.


Application Timeline

Two cycles annually (early Spring and early Fall). Awards announced 2-3 months after closing.

Overview of Application Process

Application announcements are included on DECD website Applications are submitted electronically. The Notice of Funding Availability includes the application process.

Additional Information

Other Notes

OBRD encourages public-private partnerships. Applicants or the private partner must have site control at the time of application. Additional eligibility: Economic Development Agencies (as defined by CGS Sec. 32-760)

Last Updated
June 6, 2024
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