New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
12/13/19 5:00 PM
Grants to New York municipalities and Tribal governments for activities that aid in the restoration of contaminated municipal properties. Funding is intended for the remediation and investigation of properties that are municipally owned and known or suspected to be contaminated with petroleum or hazardous substances. The remediated properties may then be redeveloped for a variety of uses including industrial, commercial, residential, and recreational.
Eligible projects are those which have been the subject of an environmental investigation under the New York State Environmental Restoration Program and have a DEC-issued Record of Decision (ROD) for the site. The project's purpose must be to implement the ROD, or the ROD as subsequently modified based on new information in accordance with DER-2, Making Changes to Selected Remedies.
The following criteria must be satisfied in order for a project to be eligible:
For more information about project eligibility, see page 5 of the RFP in Attached Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 187472
Minimum grant amount is $20,000; maximum grant amount is $3,000,000. Applicants are encouraged to request the amount of funding they deem appropriate and reasonable for their project. Amendments of the award up to a 30 percent increase may be entertained if it is determined that costs necessary to complete the project exceed the award amount and funding is available. These amendments will be awarded based upon the date the request is received and until funding is exhausted.
The Grantee will be required to initiate field work within 12 months of the award. All projects must be completed and invoiced within a three-year contract period/term. Time extensions of up to two years beyond the contract term end date will be considered by DEC based upon written justification from the Grantee.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grants Gateway: https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/
Grants Management Team:
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (518) 474-5595
An after-hours support desk is available weekdays between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. for account lockouts and basic questions:
Phone: (800) 820-1890
The Grants Management help desk/hotline can be reached at (518) 474-5595.
The designated contact for this grant opportunity is:
ERP 2019 Program Manager
Contact: Sheri Mazurek, firstname.lastname@example.org
USA: New York City; New York