Request for Proposals: Support for technical assistance to brownfields communities grant proposal

Smart Growth America is preparing a grant proposal to be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical assistance to brownfields communities in EPA Region 3 (EPA-OSWER-OBLR-12-05). Smart Growth America seeks to augment team capabilities with contractor expertise, and is accepting proposals from interested non-profit organizations, educational institutions, private firms and individual consultants to be a part of the team that is proposing on the EPA grant. The proposed project period (i.e., the length of the project) may be up to five (5) years.

Contractor services requested include: Community Involvement; Health Impacts of Brownfields sites; Science and Technology Relating to Brownfields Assessment, Remediation, and Site Preparation; Integrated Approaches to Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment; Brownfields Finance; and State, Tribal, and Local Government Brownfields Programs.

Proposals under this request are due no later than 5:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

UPDATE (October 31, 2012): Because of Hurricane Sandy and consequent disruptions, we have elected to extend the deadline for submissions related to the EPA’s Technical Assistance for Brownfields RFP. Submissions will now be accepted until 12:00 PM EDT on Monday, November 5, 2012.

Click here to download the complete request for proposals. (PDF)