Spring Funding Round
Grant Submission Process
Letter of Interest & Pre-application– Deadline: Febuary 13, 2015
Interested parties (the applicant) must submit a one page letter of interest and pre-application (LCDA or Brownfields). Send pre-applications to: Brownfield GrantsJamie Radel, Planner firstname.lastname@example.org 651-266-6614 LCDA Grants Lucy Thompson, Principal Planner email@example.com 651-266-6578
Notification of Selected Projects - March 1, 2015
The City will contact those applicants that have been selected to submit applications or concept plans.
Draft Application or Concept Plan – Deadline: April 1, 2015
The applicant is responsible for preparing a draft application or concept plan 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 or Concept Plan- Deadline: April 24, 2015
The applicant must submit a final application or concept plan to the City no later than April 24 for final review by staff.
Grant Submission - Deadline: May 1, 2015
DEED Grants: The applicant is responsible for preparing the necessary copies and delivering the final grant packages to the agency. Metropolitan Council Grants: The City must finalize the grant application and submit the electronic application.
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.