Spring 2017 Funding Round

Grant Submission Process

Letter of Interest & Pre-Application – Deadline: February 28, 2017

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 PDFs of the application to help fill out the online application. Applications must be submitted through the online form. Do not submit an application fee with a pre-application.

Brownfields Pre-Application: Online form | pdf form

LCDA and LCDA-TOD Pre-Application: Online form | pdf form

Please send attachments, including cover letter,  to Jamie Radel. Call her at 651-266-6614 with any questions.

Notification of Selected Projects - March 17, 2017

The City will contact those applicants that have been selected to submit applications.

Draft Application – Deadline: April 10, 2017

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 WebGrants system, The City will create the application in the WebGrants system. If not already linked to St. Paul in the system, please ask your project manager to have that occur. Payment of the fee is required with the draft applications.


Brownfield Grants (DEED and/or Metropolitan Council ): $750 for one application; $1,225 for more than one application for the same project

LCDA Grants:

  • LCDA-TOD Predevelopment: $750 for one application; $1,225 for more than one application for the same project
  • LCDA or LCDA-TOD Development: Project Concept Plan: $750, Final Application: $500

Final Application Submission – Deadline: April 24, 2017

The applicant must submit a final application to the City no later than April 24, 2017, for final review by staff. Those applicants seeking DEED funds are responsible for printing and turning in the final application package to the agency. For Metropolitan Council grants, the City must submit the final application.

Award Process

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.