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5/22/2015 5:00 PM


June Workshop Date Change-DTSC and US EPA Region 9 Brownfields Grant Workshops, 5/28-29 (Blue Lake) & 6/19 (Bishop)

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and the United State Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Region 9 will conduct two grant workshops in May and June 2015 focused on Brownsfield grant opportunities.  The workshops will focus on how to competitively apply for state and federal Brownfields grants that will assist with site assessment and cleanup, moving these projects toward the desired redevelopment outcome. The first half of the workshop will cover: Types of Grant Funding, Applicant and Site Eligibility Criteria; Scoring Criteria; Application Steps; and Success Stories; with special presentations on Case Studies by successful Tribal applicants and grantees who have used funding from multiple sources. The second half of workshop will discuss the elements of strong proposal(s) with the guidance of agency representatives for those with specific questions about their particular sites and situation.

The workshops will begin with check-in from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM; presentations will run from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. The best practices for writing grant proposal session will begin at 1:15 PM.  The workshops will be held at the following dates and locations:

Thursday – Friday,
May 28 – 29, 2015
Location: Blue Lake Casino Hotel, Tribal Council Chambers, 4th Floor, 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake, CA 95525
Phone: (707) 668-9770 ext. 2880

Friday (Changed from Thursday, 6/18/15)
June 19, 2015
Location: Bishop Paiute Tribe Community Center, 405 North Barlow Lane, Bishop, CA 93514
Contact: Teri Red Owl, Phone: (760) 873-3300,

All workshop participants are responsible for their own lodging. See the attached workshop notices for more information.

Early registration ensures a place and ensures that presentation materials will be made available electronically prior to the workshop. Hard copies will not be provided at the sessions. If you have any special needs or require special accommodations, please contact Margaret Browne at (707) 579-5507 or email via at

For more grant workshop information contact:
Jose Garcia at (213) 244-1811 or via email at or Carolyn Yee at (916) 255-3671 or via email at

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