The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) is hosting two Brownfield Redevelopment Workshops. They are scheduled for Thursday, February 20 and Wednesday, March 25. They will be held at the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, 213 Adams Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101. The February 20th workshop is on ‘Potential Funding and Resource Providers for Brownfield Redevelopment’ and will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The March 25th workshop is on ‘Grant Writing’ and will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More details on both workshops is listed below.

Registration is FREE and you are invited to sign up for one of both workshops. To register for the workshops, email: or call: 573-526-8913.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Potential Funding and Resource Providers for Brownfield Redevelopment
8:45  –  Registration
9:00  –  Welcome and Introductions
9:15  –  The Brownfield Redevelopment Process, Environmental Assessments, and Funding Resources
9:30  –  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Resources
10:30  –  Department of Economic Development Resources – Brownfields Redevelopment Program and More
11:00  –  Opportunity Zones and Opportunity Funds
12:00  –  Other Resources – Where to find them
Final Thoughts and Comments – Preview for March Workshop
12:30  –  One-on-One Visits with Providers

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Grant Writing Workshop
9:00 am – 4:30 pm  –  Details coming soon – Subjects include:
U.S.EPA’s Brownfield Grant Opportunities
Grant writing tips for how to tell your story, project descriptions, engaging the community, establishing partnerships, developing a budget, measuring progress, and requirements for submitting to grants.gov.
And more!