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Current Opportunities

New Request for Applications to Support Equitable Development & Environmental Justice in Brownfields Communities
Application Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020

This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to provide direct technical assistance to communities nationwide on the integration of environmental justice and equitable development when developing solutions to brownfields cleanup and revitalization challenges. EPA anticipates awarding one grant for an estimated $600,000. The award is anticipated to be funded incrementally on an annual basis over three years, at approximately $200,000 per year.

See additional details on the FY 2021 Brownfields Training, Research and Technical Assistance solicitation page and apply at www.grants.gov.

Webinar Access information:EPA hosted an outreach webinar for prospective applicants. A recording of the live webinar that was conducted on August 3, 2020 will be made available on the solicitation page.

Outreach Webinar Adobe Connect link: https://epawebconferencing.acms.com/fy21edej/Conference number: 1-866-299-3188

Participant code: 202-566-1817

001196

 

MDNR Provides Rural Sewer Grants
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources offers Rural Sewer Grants to small communities in rural areas for the cost to construct a collection system for unsewered areas or to construct improvements to meet more stringent permit limits. Eligible applicants are public sewer districts, public water districts, and municipalities operating a wastewater treatment plant. The Department will accept applications on a first come, first served basis. If you are not certain about the eligibility of a project, please contact the Department’s Financial Assistance Center at 573-751-1192

or fac@dnr.mo.gov. Learn more and apply.

 

FY 2021 Supporting Equitable Development and Environmental Justice in Brownfields Communities Grant Guidelines 
Application Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020

This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to provide direct technical assistance to communities nationwide on the integration of environmental justice and equitable development when developing solutions to brownfields cleanup and revitalization challenges. EPA anticipates awarding one grant for an estimated $600,000. The award is anticipated to be funded incrementally on an annual basis over three years, at approximately $200,000 per year. The application submission deadline is September, 21, 2020. More information is available online.

 

Department of Natural Resources Loans Available for Energy Improvements
Application Deadline:October 30, 2020

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is now accepting low-interest energy improvement loan applications. Public K-12 schools, public colleges and universities, local governments including municipal, county, regional and international airports, public water and wastewater treatment facilities and public and not-for-profit hospitals are eligible to compete for a total of $4.5 million for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the state. The loan application period runs from Aug. 3, 2020, through Oct. 30, 2020, for loans between $10,000 and $1 million. Loan applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis by the department’s Division of Energy. For a list of recipients or to learn more about the Energy Loan Program, please visit energyloan.mo.gov or contact the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Energy at 573-751-2254 or toll-free at 855-522-2796.

 

Economic Injury Disaster Loan – U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Application Deadline: December 21, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on small businesses, Missouri has been granted a disaster declaration by the Small Business Administration. This makes low interest disaster loans available to small businesses and private non-profits severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for each affected small business or non-profit. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.



Rural Sewer Grants
Application Deadline: TBD

Limited funding for Rural Sewer Grants is available for Construction of a wastewater collection system for unsewered areas or construction of wastewater improvements to meet more stringent permit limits. Eligible applicants are rural public sewer districts, public water districts and communities of less than 10,000 population (applications for the greater St. Louis and Kansas City metropolitan areas are not eligible). The maximum grant amount is the lesser of 50 percent of the eligible project cost or $3,000 times the number of service connections, up to $500,000.



Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Offers Grant Assistance to Communities

Application Deadline: TBD
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) offers grant assistance to communities interested in establishing or improving habitat (for pollinators, song birds, and other wildlife, or utilizing native plants to provide ecosystem services for residents. Grants are typically between $3,000- $10,000, but MDC will accept applications up to $50,000. More information is available online.

 

Municipal Park Grant Commission — Planning Grants

Application Deadline: Ongoing

The Municipal Park Grant Commission initiated the Planning Grant process to assist municipalities in developing strong, well-planned, applications. This program awards grants to municipalities in order to help plan future parks and recreation projects. Unlike the construction grants, planning grants must be met by a 20% match by the municipality, and cannot exceed an award amount of $6,400. They are also awarded on an ongoing basis with applications accepted at any time during the year. 

Missouri Municipal League

1727 Southridge Dr. Jefferson City, MO 65109

P: 573.635.9134 | F: 573.635.9009 | info@mocities.com