Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

Mission Statement

Eastgate provides a regional forum to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern, and to develop recommendations and plans to address those issues. All of this in hopes of leading to a common goal of improving the quality of life for the residents of Northeast Ohio.

Announcements

Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications Now Open

The Cleanup and Remediation track of the Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Program is now accepting applications. Now grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. Funding totaling $4 million per fiscal year will be available for these grants. Applicants must have a minimum score of 50 points to be eligible for funding consideration.

Applications for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018 will be accepted until April 30, 2018. Applications received after this date may be funded in SFY 2019.

Property Assessment and Fast Track grants are awarded on an on-going basis with no annual cap on funding, if the project meets minimum eligibility requirements.

The application and scoring matrix can be found on Ohio Development Services Agency’s Abandoned Gas Station Program webpage. A list of projects funded since the program’s inception is located here.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact April Stevens at (614) 466-4007 or April.Stevens@development.ohio.gov.