EPA Grant Information


Local municipalities within the State of North Carolina are eligible for certain assistance through the federal EPA Brownfields Program. The below information should help you navigate the federal application process. 

News Items

FY2023 Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grant Solicitations are NOW OPEN! 

Calling all grant writers! The MARC Grant Solicitations for FY2023 are NOW OPEN! Need a letter of support from us? Reach out to one of the individuals listed in the Contacts below as soon as possible!  There are a wide variety of grants available, and there have been some changes from years past, so check out the link below for more details from EPA.  Have questions? EPA has planned several webinars to discuss the requirements and address questions. The schedule is posted at the link below.


Don't wait, the submissions are due by November 22, 2022!


Resources for Communities and Future Applicants

  • The Development Finance Initiative (DFI) at the UNC School of Government provides specialized finance and development expertise to local governments to attract private investment for projects, including sites where redevelopment has been difficult in the past. DFI partners with communities on building reuse and downtown revitalization, community and neighborhood development, economic development, and more. 

  • View recent Successful Grant Applications to see downloadable samples of recent successful EPA Brownfields grant applications.

  • The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand announced that USDA is seeking grant applications for projects to improve housing, community facilities, and community and economic development in rural areas.  To view the full list of notices and grants available please see the following link: https://www.rd.usda.gov/newsroom/notices-solicitation-applications-nosas.

  • The EPA administers small Technical Assistance Grants to communities through the state Brownfields Programs, currently, one grant is awarded per state, in the amount of $20,000 and is intended for technical advisory support or market research funding. The 2021 TAG community in North Carolina was the Town of Mayodan, and the state submitted an application on its behalf. If your community has need for such assistance as outlined on the EPA website, please contact one of the below EPA liaisons. https://www.epa.gov/superfund/technical-assistance-grant-tag-program 

Recent Grantees

More detailed and searchable information on the following grantees may be found at the US EPA Brownfields Grant Fact Sheet Search webpage, or by clicking HERE.

Duplin County


Laurinburg, City of


Lenoir, City of


Lumberton, City of


New Bern, City of


North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality


Piedmont Triad Regional Development Corporation

Revolving Loan Fund

Statesville, City of


The Industrial Commons


Triangle J Council of Governments


Warren County (North Carolina)


Wendell, Town of


Wilson, City of



Contact Information

If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact our EPA Liaisons listed below:

Aditi C. Posek: by phone at 919-707-8161 (office) or 919-609-2597 (cell); or by email at aditi.chakravarty@ncdenr.gov

Jordan Thompson: by phone at 704-223-6549 (cell); or by email at jordan.thompson@ncdenr.gov