New Jersey State Grants

Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund (HDSRF) Grants and Loans
Jointly administered by the NJDEP and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), the HDSRF program is designed to provide municipalities with environmental investigation grants and loans for clean up of qualified brownfield sites. Eligible business may qualify for loans of up to $1 million for remediation. BRS can assist with determining if your project qualifies, program application, and management of the program requirements.

NJDEP Section 319 (h) Watershed Grants
Administered by the NJDEP, this grant program is a potential source of funds for projects which have a positive impact on surface water quality. The focus of the program shifts from one year to the next, but its primary purpose is to foster holistic planning around water quality concerns, while putting in place Best Management Practices for stormwater management and non point source pollution controls. BRS can assist with determining if your project qualifies, program application, and management of the program requirements.

NJDEP Environmental Infrastructure Trust
Administered by the NJDEP, this program provides low interest loans for projects which will have a positive impact on water quality. Originally used for capital projects such as wastewater treatment plants or the replacement of combined storm sewer systems, this fund is now available for open space acquisition and for brownfield remediation. BRS can assist with determining if your project qualifies, program application, and management of the program requirements.

NJDEP Green Acres Funding
Administered by the NJDEP, this program provides low interest loans and grants to municipalities and counties to acquire open space and develop or improve outdoor recreational facilities, including provision of demolition funding. BRS can assist with determining if your project qualifies, program application, and management of the program requirements.

Brownfield Redevelopers Reimbursement Agreement
Jointly managed by the NJDEP, the New Jersey Department of Treasury, and the New Jersey Commerce and Economic Growth Commission, the Brownfield Redevelopers Reimbursement Agreement reimburses redevelopers up to 75% of the costs of remediation a brownfield site. Reimbursement monies come from newly realized state tax revenue generated by the end use of the redeveloped site. BRS can assist with determining if your project qualifies, program application, and management of the program requirements.

Brownfield Development Areas
For more information about Brownfield Development Areas, contact BRS.