Brownfields Gap Financing
The Brownfield Gap Financing Program (BGFP) provides grants to nonprofit developers for environmental assessment of property in Hennepin County through funding from the County’s Environmental Response Fund (ERF).
Typical BGFP grants are <$15,000 and are the seed money for future redevelopment projects.
In 2020-22, the BGFP granted a total of $637,606 to 50 projects, 12 of which were awarded in 2022.
2022 Grant Project Highlights:
Affordable housing: 3 projects
Homelessness Services: 2 projects
Youth and family services: 3 projects
Mixed Use Housing/Social Services/Commercial: 3 projects
Arts & Culture: 1 project
to view an interactive BGFP map (2013-21)