Brownfield Revitalization - Revitalization Fund Application
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The Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund (CORF) program has leveraged over $9.00 of investment per grant dollar through the redevelopment of 160 former commercial and industrial properties. The CORF program provides grants to address environmental obstacles and remove blighting influences creating more than 3,200 acres of clean development ready land.

Eligible applicants include: local municipality, township, county, port authority, or conservancy district.

Brownfield cleanup grants are available for projects with a committed end user. Maximum grant award of $3,000,000 may be used for demolition and cleanup activities along with limited assistance for property acquisition and infrastructure improvements. Cleanup applications are required to provide 25 percent of total project costs as matching funds. Environmental assessment activities must be complete, remedy planned and costs known at the time of application.

If you have a project and would like to discuss funding opportunities through the CORF program, please contact the JobsOhio Network Partner for your area.

Program Schedule

In order to coincide with the upcoming Clean Ohio Council meeting on November 1, 2013 the following schedule is provided to guide potential applicants in preparation of their application materials and through the required process prescribed in O.R.C. 122.652 and program policies.

  • August 7, 2013: Applicants begin public notice period
  • September 23-25, 2013: Applicants hold a public meeting
  • September 26, 2013: Applicants submit applications to Ohio Public Works District Integrating Committees
  • October 7-18, 2013: Application cure period
  • November 1, 2013: Clean Ohio Council meeting

Application and Guidance Documents

Projects seeking funds under the CORF program will be evaluated based on criteria prescribed by O.R.C. 122.657 and approved by the Clean Ohio Council.

See also Program Policies for more information.

  • Landfill Guidance (pdf)
    All entity's considering a landfill project must contact the Ohio EPA SABR division prior to submission of an
    application for funding at 614-644-2924.


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