The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources provides oversight and targeted financial assistance to brownfield assessment and cleanup projects in South Dakota.
|Targeted Brownfields Assessment||
The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources conducts environmental site assessments and cleanup planning for public agencies and nonprofits, and at privately owned sites with public benefit projects. Contact the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources at 800-438-3367.
|Petroleum Release Compensation Fund (PRCF)||
Provides funding assistance to property owners and operators of abandoned petroleum and waste oil tanks located at gas stations or commercially operational motor fuel vendors that closed before April 1, 1988. Contact the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources at 800-438-3367.
|EPA Targeted Brownfields Assessment||
Under the Targeted Brownfields Assessment program, EPA Region 8 contractors conduct environmental site assessments and cleanup planning for public agencies and nonprofits, and at privately owned sites with public benefit projects. Contact William Rothenmeyer at 303-312-6045 or email@example.com.
The Department of Transportation's TIGER Grants provide funding to build and repair critical pieces of our freight and passenger transportation networks. Applicants must detail the benefits their project would deliver for five long-term outcomes: safety, economic competitiveness, state of good repair, livability and environmental sustainability. This highly competitive program has a number of webinars and resources avaialbe to help with your application a tthe site below. Applications are due April 28, 2014.
|Citizen's Institute on Rural Design||
The CIRD is offering grants to rural communities to plan design workshops which envision the future of their community. Many groups can apply, from local governments to nonprofits to chambers of commerce to universities to local businesses and more. Applications are due by May 6, 2014. See the below site for more details.
|Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Communities Program||
Under the EPA's Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Communities program, the Community Brownfields Foundation (CBF) and CCLR provide in-kind technical assistance and training to communities and other stakeholders on brownfields issues with the goal of increasing the community's understanding and involvement in brownfield cleanup and revitalization. The TAB grants serve as an independent source of information assisting communities with community involvement, better understanding the health impacts of brownfield sites, science and technology relating to brownfield site assessment, remediation, and site preparation activities, brownfield finance questions, and information on integrated approaches to brownfield cleanup and redevelopment. Contact Jesse Silverstein at 303-962-0942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|State and Tribal Historic Preservation Grants||
The National Park Service offers grants to states and tribes to assist with historic preservation activities. Funds can be used to cover staff salaries, surveys, comprehensive preservation studies, National Register nominations, educational materials, as well as architectural plans, historic structure reports, and engineering studies necessary to preserve historic properties. Applications are being accepted now. For more information on the state program: http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/hpg/HPF/index.htm, or on the tribal program: http://www.nps.gov/history/thpo/grants.html
|Economic Development Assistance Program||
Under the Economic Development Assistance Programs (EDAP), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will make construction, non-construction, and revolving loan fund investments under the Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs. Grants made under these programs will leverage regional assets to support the implementation of regional economic development strategies designed to create jobs, leverage private capital, encourage economic development, and strengthen America's ability to compete in the global marketplace. Through the EDAP, EDA solicits applications from rural and urban communities to develop initiatives that advance new ideas and creative approaches to address rapidly evolving economic conditions. State and local governments, federally recognized tribes, non-profits, and institutions of higher education are eligible to apply. Applications are processed quarterly; the next deadline is March 13, 2013, followed by June 13, 2013, and September 13, 2013.
This is a great portal to all government agency's grant announcements. You can sign up for custom "Grant Email Alerts" as well.
|Limitation on Liability of Lenders for Environmental Damage||
Limits third-party liability for lenders who comply with certain conditions.
|South Dakota State Brownfields Webpage||http://denr.sd.gov/des/gw/Brownfields/Brownfields.aspx|
|South Dakota Brownfield Projects||http://denr.sd.gov/des/gw/Brownfields/Brownfields_Links.aspx|
|EPA Region 8 Webpage||http://www.epa.gov/region8/brownfields/|
|Guide to Federal Resources for Rural Communities||
This helpful guide details all the federal resources available to promote sustainable rural communities. Programs offerred by the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Agriculture, and the Environmental Protection Agency are all outlined. If you are looking to promote economic development or sustainable growth in your community, this guide is an excellent resource.
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