The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s (DECD) Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development (OBRD) has released the 2015-2016 calendar year schedule of competitive funding. Funding available for Round 8 of the Municipal Grant Program will be announced late in September – applications are due November 9th. The next rolling submission deadline for the Targeted Brownfield Development Loan is October 1st. All application materials, Notices of Funding Availability, Ranking & Review Grids, and program eligibility guidelines are available at For more information, reach out to Arthur Bogen at and our most recent addition to the NVCOG planning team, Max D. Tanguay-Colucci at