Spring 2016 Funding Round
Grant Submission Process
Letter of Interest & Pre-Application – Deadline: February 29, 2016
Interested parties (the applicant) must submit a one page letter of interest and pre-application. The pre-application is an online form that cannot be saved. Attached are PDF of the application to help fill out the online application.
Brownfields Pre-Application: No longer accepting pre-applications for this grant round.
LCDA and LCDA-TOD Pre-Application: No longer accepting pre-applications for this grant round.
Please send attachments, including cover letter, to Jamie Radel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Call her at 651-266-6614 with any questions.
Notification of Selected Projects - March 18, 2016
The City will contact those applicants that have been selected to submit applications.
Draft Application – Deadline: April 8, 2016
The applicant is responsible for preparing a draft application for each of the programs to which they will be submitting applications. City staff are available to assist by providing technical information, coordinating required City Council resolutions, and reviewing the application for completeness and accuracy. Metropolitan Council grants must be submitted using the Metropolitan Council's online system, which requires the City to submit the final application. A $750 fee is required for each application. If the applicant is submitting an application for more than one funding source for the same project during the same grant round, the fee is $1,225. If the fee is not paid, the City will not move forward with the application process.
Final Application Submission – Deadline: April 25, 2016
The applicant must submit a final application to the City no later than April 25 for final review by staff. Those applicants seeking DEED funds are responsible for printing and turning in the final application package to the agency.
If a project is selected for funding by one of the granting agencies, the developer or property owner will be required to enter into a sub-grant agreement with the City, which will detail specific compliance requirements.