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IFA > Indiana Brownfields > Deadlines & Calendar of Events > 2012 Archive 2012 Archive

DEADLINES:

February 10, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. EPA Brownfields Multi-Purpose Pilot Grant Proposals

February 10, 2012
DEADLINE: Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs (OCRA) Community Focus Fund Proposals
February 20, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant pre-applications
Click
here for a copy of RFP.

February 29, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Grant Proposals

March 19, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant applications
Click here for a copy of RFP.

March 28, 2012
DEADLINE: Sustainable Land Re-Use Tools for Practitioners Registration
To register and for more information: Please contact Verle Hansen at 513-569-7326, hansen.verle@epa.gov and see the flyer here. 

March 30, 2012
DEADLINE: OCRA Main Street Revitalization Program Proposals
April 4, 2012
WEBINAR SERIES: U.S. EPA Tech Direct National Association of Remedial Project Managers (NARPM) Presents...Institutional Controls
1:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
For more information and to register, see
http://clu-in.org/live.

April 6, 2012
DEADLINE: National Award for Smart Growth Achievement Applications
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications for the 11th annual National Award for Smart Growth Achievement.  This competition is open to public and private sector entities that have successfully used smart growth principles to improve communities environmentally, socially and economically.  EPA will honor communities in three categories: (1) Programs and Policies, (2) Equitable Development and (3) Main Street or Corridor Revitalization.  In addition, the Overall Excellence winner will be selected.  Sustainable Strategies DC is helping communities get organized to compete for this recognition. 

April 10, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant applications

April 12, 2012
DEADLINE: Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Proposals
http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/news/index.htm

April 20, 2012
DEADLINE: Indiana Governor's Awards for Environmental Excellence Nominations
http://www.in.gov/idem/5147.htm

April 20, 2012
DEADLINE: OCRA Community Focus Fund Proposals
June 1-July 15
DEADLINE: Early Bird Registration for NBA's The Big Deal

June 15, 2012
DEADLINE: Brownfield Renewal Award nominations
Nominations can be submitted at
http://www.brownfieldrenewal.com/; just click on the Renewal Awards tab and submit your application directly on-line.

June 25-26, 2012
Auto Community Revitalization Roundtable
Anderson, IN
Click here for more information.  RSVP no later than June 19 to Allison Lintvedt of EMS, Inc. at Allison.Lintvedt@emsus.com or call 301-589-5318 x34.

June 26, 2012
DEADLINE: Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grant Funding Proposal
Funding can be used to Reduce Toxic Substances in Brownfield Sites ($1,465,000).  More specific information and the Request for Proposal is available here.  All proposals should be returned electronically by 5:00 P.M. (EST) to: GLRI@fs.fed.us.  For more information, contact Leah Konrady, Director of the Great Lakes Washington Program at the Northeast-Midwest Institute.

July 15-September 30, 2012
DEADLINE: Regular Registration for NBA's The Big Deal

Call for Ideas Deadline Extended to August 24, 2012
DEADLINE: The Brownfields 2013 Call for Ideas

September 14, 2012
DEADLINE: Economic Development Administration's (EDA) Economic Development Assistance Program Grants for Renewable
Energy/Energy Efficiency Projects

September 28, 2012
DEADLINE: OCRA DR2 Competitive Clearance Program Round 2  Applications
October 1, 2012
DEADLINE to contact the Indiana Brownfields Program to confirm potential partners/sites for IFA Community-wide or Coalition Assessment Grant Proposal to U.S. EPA

October 12, 2012
DEADLINE to submit nomination for Brownfield Renewal Person of the Year. 
click here

October 26, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. EPA Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Technical Assistance Applications
The Request for Letters of Interest is available on the Building Blocks page here.

October 29, 2012
DEADLINE to Request from the Indiana Brownfields Program the required State Acknowledgement Letters/Petroleum Eligibility Determinations for the U.S. EPA ARC Grant Proposals

November 14, 2012
DEADLINE: Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Grant Guidelines - Request for Proposals

November 19, 2012 -DUE DATE EXTENSION to December 3, 2012 due to Hurricane Sandy
DEADLINE:  U.S. EPA FFY13 Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Proposals


In addition, the community notification requirement for Cleanup Grant Proposals is similarly extended by two weeks from November 5 2012 to November 19, 2012.

Information regarding this change will be made available via an updated RFP uploaded to the OBLR website www.epa.gov/brownfields and http://www.grants.gov/ website.

November 30, 2012
DEADLINE: U.S. EPA FFY13 Guidelines for Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grant Proposals
For more information, go to:  For details about the October 4 webinar, visit EPA Smartgrowth's webinar page.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

January 9-13, 2012: Ball State University's Indiana Economic Development Course (EDC)
Horizon Convention Center - Muncie, IN

January 10, 2012
Telebriefing: New Standards for Superfund Liability Relief
3:00pm-4:00pm Eastern Time
http://www.lawseminars.com/detail.php?SeminarCode=12SUPERTB

January 12 & February 1 & February 15, 2012
TELECONFERENCE CALLS: U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Grant Proposals

January 17, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA CLU-IN Series - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP)
Funding Opportunities: Small Business Innovative Research Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) Grants (R43/R41) Hazardous Substances Detection and Remediation Program; and RFA-ES-12-003 "Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)"
2:00pm-4:00pm EST

January 19, 2012
CONFERENCE CALL: U.S. EPA Multi-Purpose Pilot Guidelines
Call-in Number: 1-866-299-3188/code 202 566 2773

FAQs: http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/proposal_guides/mp_faqs.pdf

March 16, 2012
WEBINAR: Understanding the FY12 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Proposal Guidelines -
this seminar will provide an overview and will include a description of the history of the program, eligible use of funds, threshold and ranking evaluation criteria, as well as helpful hints for submitting a strong proposal.  Time will also be allotted for questions and answers.  The deadline for submission of proposals to EPA under this competitive opportunity is April 12, 2012.  

March 20, 2012
WORKSHOP: Brownfields/OCRA
10:00am to 3:00pm
Session 1 Topic:  Redevelopment of Blighted Properties - Resources and Strategies (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Session 2 Topic:  OCRA Disaster Recovery Clearance/Brownfield Programs (1:00pm - 3:00pm)
Indiana Government Center South Auditorium - 402 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis
TO REGISTER, e-mail Beth Dawson at bdawson@ocra.in.gov at the Office of Community and Rural Affairs with the subject: "Brownfields Workshop."  Provide the names of attendees and indicate if each will attend Session 1, 2 or both.
March 21, 2012
WEBINAR SERIES: U.S. EPA Tech Direct Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI) - Aligning Remedies with Reuse
2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
In addition to the webinar sessions, SRI also highlights a new site and its redevelopment story every other month. 

March 22, 2012
WEBINAR SERIES: U.S. EPA Tech Direct ITRC Mine Waste Treatment Technology Selection
11:00am-1:15pm EDT

March 28, 2012
WORKSHOP: Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing Workshops: Sponsored by Purdue University Extension and the Purdue Center for Regional Development
Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis

April 4, 11, 18, 2012
TRAINING: OCRA
Grant Administrator Training
Fort Benjamin Harrison
9:00am-4:00pm
WEBINAR SERIES: U.S. EPA Tech Direct National Association of Remedial Project Managers (NARPM) Presents: Two Webinars from th 2011 NARPM Greener Cleanups Sessions
1:00pm -3:00pm EDT

April 18, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA "Greener Cleanups - EPA's Methodology for Understanding and Reducing a Project's Environmental Footprint (Final)" -
to help prioritize efforts to reduce the footprint and improve the outcome of cleanups.
1:00-3:00PM (Eastern time)

April 19, 2012
WORKSHOP: Sustainable Land Re-Use Tools for Practitioners
Cincinnati, OH
This workshop is Free.  To register and for more information: Please contact Verle Hansen at 513-569-7326,
hansen.verle@epa.gov.  See the flyer here.  See the Agenda here.

April 25, 2012
TRAINING: OCRA
Grant Administrator Training
Fort Benjamin Harrison
9:00am-12:00pm
May 10-11, 2012
CONFERENCE: Midwestern Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference

May 22, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Competition Listening Session for FFY13 ARC process
1:00 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time

May 22, 2012
Renewable Energy on Contaminated Land: Tools for Local Governments
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

June 28, 2012
NBA's Building Sustainable Communities
Chicago, IL
June 29-July 2, 2012
International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference

Chicago, IL

May 15-17, 2013
Brownfields 2013
Atlanta, GA
http://www.brownfieldsconference.org/en/home

July 24, 2012
Local Officials CDBG Training
Bedford, IN
July 26, 2012
ITRC Project Risk Management Internet Training
http://www.itrcweb.org/ibt.asp#ProRiskMan

July 27, 2012
Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) Main Street Revitalization Program Awards Announced
July 27, 2012
OCRA DR2 Competitive Clearance Program Round 1 Awards Announced
August 7, 2012
Ball State University Economic Redevelopment Resources for Blighted Properties Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

August 8, 2012
U.S. EPA Brownfield Grant Proposal Writing Strategies Workshop, Indianapolis, IN

August Webinars 2012
FFY13 U.S. EPA Brownfield ARC Grant Proposal Process

August 23, 2012
CDBG Economic Development Training
Indiana Government Center South
Local Officials CDBG Training
Waterloo, IN
August 31, 2012
OCRA Community Focus Fund Awards Announced
September 25, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA FFY 13 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Proposals
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST


September 27, 2012
WEBINAR: TAB EZ for U.S. EPA Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grant Proposals   
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

September 28, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA FFY 13 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Proposals     
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

October 3, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA's Brownfields Area-wide Pilot Program: Lessons Learned and Upcoming New Funding Opportunity
2:00pm-3:15pm EDT

October 4, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA Region 5 Availability Session for FFY 13 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Proposals
2:00pm-4:00pm EST
Call-in number: (866) 299-3188
Passcode: 3128866222#
Review Guidelines and FAQs at:
http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/news/index.htm
RSVP to Jan Pels at Pels.Jan@epamail.epa.gov

October 3-4, 2012
NBA's The Big Deal - Rebuilding Your Brownfield Network - Chicago, IL

October 4, 2012
Local Officials CDBG Training
Evansville, IN

October 10-11, 2012
Indiana Main Street Annual Conference
Downtown Kokomo, IN
October 11, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA Region 5 Availability Session for FFY 13 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Proposals
2:00pm-4:00pm EST
Call-in number: (866) 299-3188
Passcode: 3128866222#
Review Guidelines and FAQs at:
http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/news/index.htm
RSVP to Jan Pels at Pels.Jan@epamail.epa.gov

October 14-16, 2012
Center for Community Progress 2012 Land Bank Conference
Kalamazoo, Michigan
To learn more, view the conference program, or register, visit the conference website.
For more information, contact Beth Zgoda, Policy Analyst at the Northeast-Midwest Institute

October 22, 2012
WEBINAR: U.S. EPA FFY13 Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grant Guidelines
2:00pm EST

October 25, 2012
Local Officials CDBG Training
Rushville, IN

November 7, 2012
CDBG Economic Development Training
Indiana Government Center South
November 13, 2012
3pm EST
WEBINARS:  National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) "Our Town" Grants Applications
See
arts.gov for more information and/or contact Beth Zgoda, Policy Analyst at the Northeast-Midwest Institute

November 30, 2012
OCRA DR2 Competitive Clearance Program Round 2 Awards Announced
December 1 and December 13, 2012
U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Small Grant Pre-Application Calls


December 11, 2012
ITRC Project Risk Management Internet Training
http://www.itrcweb.org/ibt.asp#ProRiskMan