Brownfields Grants

The Nevada Brownfields Program (NBP) provides funding to government entities and non-profits with eligible sites to assess and/or clean-up contaminated properties. Grants of up to $200,000 are available to perform property records searches to assess potential contamination, conduct onsite investigations of contamination, and clean-up environmental contamination.

Interested parties can apply at any time. No match is required and all assessment and remediation work is performed by state contractors.

Eligible Applicants

  • Local governments and other government entities
  • Tribal governments
  • Non-profits

Applicants must not be responsible for the site’s contamination.

Eligible Sites

Sites must meet the following criteria to be eligible for Nevada Brownfields Program grants:

  • The presence of real or perceived contamination by petroleum, asbestos, lead-based paint, or other hazardous substances.
  • Strong redevelopment potential where redevelopment will benefit the community and has community support.

Sites are NOT eligible if they are:

Owned by the State or Federal government;
Currently owned by the party responsible for the contamination;
Subject to enforcement action;
Listed or proposed to be listed on the EPA’s Superfund list.

Eligible Activities

Perform property records searches (Phase I Environmental Site Assessments)
Conduct onsite investigations of contamination (Phase II Environmental Site Assessments)
Safely and properly clean-up environmental contamination, including petroleum, asbestos, lead-based paint, and other hazardous substances.

How to Apply

1.     Confirm applicant and site eligibility. Contact the Nevada Brownfields Program at (775) 687-9572 with any questions.

2.     Complete the NBP Grant Application and submit via email or mail.

Email to:Ruben Ramos-Avina
 rramos-avina [at]
Mail to:Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
 Brownfields Program, BCA
 901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 4001
 Carson City, NV 89701

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