Mine-Scarred Lands Initiative Tool Kit: Resources Related to Identifying and Applying for Funding and Technical Assistance
Tool Kit Links
Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in federal grants.
USDA Rural Information Center
This resource provides links to a range of funding opportunities and provides guidance on grant writing.
Office of Surface Mining
OSM offers a listing of agencies and organizations that may provide technical assistance or funding for mine-scarred lands projects.
Appalachian Regional Council Online Resource Center
ARC provides resources for identifying funding opportunities for projects within the Appalachian region.
Trout Unlimited Grassroots Guide
A resource guide to assist communities in identifying mine-related problems, organizing communities, and working to improve water quality and wildlife habitat.
The Vintondale, PA AMD&ART Project
This project is a model of a project that was creative in identifying resources and was able to obtain a range of resources from federal, state, foundation and non-profit resources.
This site provides information about the Office of Surface Mining VISTA Watershed Team, also known as the Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team. This program can provide a VISTA volunteer to mine-scarred land watersheds for up to three years.
EPA Brownfields Federal Programs Guide
This document provides funding information for numerous federal agencies and programs related to cleanup and redevelopment projects.
A Web-based decision support system for developing and evaluating future reuse scenarios for potentially contaminated land. SMARTe contains guidance and analysis tools for all aspects of the revitalization process including planning, environmental, economic and social concerns.