Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) Program

The Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) Program provides municipalities and community-based organizations with assistance, up to 90 percent of the eligible project costs, to complete revitalization plans and implementation strategies for areas or communities affected by the presence of brownfield sites, and site assessments for strategic brownfield sites.

Eligible Recipients:
New York State municipalities and community-based organizations.

Two or more eligible applicants may, and are encouraged to, submit a joint application.

Eligible Projects:

  • Pre-Nomination Study – A basic and preliminary analysis of the area affected by brownfield sites.
  • Nomination – An in-depth and thorough description and analysis for properties located in the proposed Brownfield Opportunity Area, with key findings and recommendations.
  • Implementation Study – A description of the full range of techniques and actions that can be undertaken immediately. Site assessments may be eligible for funding.

Funding Source:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Funding Amount:

Match Requirements:
Local cost share is 10%


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