EBC Connecticut Webinar: “Show me the Money” – Funding and Grants


Date: June 28, 2023


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

Join the EBC Connecticut Chapter for a webinar to “Show me the Money” Funding and Grants in Connecticut. Our expert panel will offer insights and strategies on the complex terrain of funding opportunities for environmental projects in the state. From federal and state grants to local financing, the panel will explore a range of funding options available to those seeking to implement resilient, sustainable and restoration projects. Attendees will hear firsthand from local, state, and federal entities that will speak to resilience type funding as well as remediation and brownfields grants available in Connecticut.  This webinar is an essential resource for those looking for funding for environmental-related projects in Connecticut.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.
Program Speakers:

Part One: Resilience Grants and Funding – Federal, State & Local

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Funding Opportunities for Connecticut

  • Kyle Gray, CC-P, Manager, Programs and Engagement, Throwe Environmental

CTBilt – Implementing the IIJA

  • Mark Boughton, Senior Advisor to the Governor on Infrastructure, Connecticut

From Brown to Green: Collaboration is Key

  • Ricardo Rodriguez, Brownfields Manager, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

Moderated Discussion

Part Two: Brownfield Planning, Assessment, and Remediation Grants

Brownfields 101

  • Jim Byrne, Brownfields Coordinator, Brownfields & Sustainable Materials Management, USEPA Region 1
  • Karen Place, Brownfields Project Manager, Brownfields & Sustainable Materials Management, USEPA Region 1

State/DECD: “Help Me Help You”

  • Binu Chandy, Director, Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)

UConn TAB Services to Prepare Successful MARC Grants

  • Maria (Marisa) Chrysochoou, Ph.D., Professor and Head, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | Program Director, Technical Assistance for Brownfields Program, EPA Region 1, University of Connecticut

Moderated Discussion 

Program Chairs:
  • Melissa Kaplan, License and Permitting Team Lead, BSC Group
  • Amy Vaillancourt, Director of Environmental Services, VHB

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Connecticut Webinar: “Show me the Money” – Funding and Grants can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Connecticut Webinar: “Show me the Money” – Funding and Grants

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Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording, please contact the EBC office.

EBC Members

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Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording.

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