The City of South Bend, Mishawaka, and St. Joseph County to successfully apply for US EPA Brownfield grant funding for a $600,000 FY2014 US EPA award. This website acts as the Public Engagement Portal to help connect the public with the South Bend Brownfield Coalition's efforts. From late 2014 through 2017 we will efficiently identify, prioritize, plan and assess brownfield conditions throughout St. Joseph County, IN.

State (Indiana) Definition of Brownfield - Indiana Statutes: 13-11-2-19.3 as noted in this IDEM Program Guide

Federal Definition of Brownfield - The US EPA provides this Brownfield Overview & Definition

Further details of the US EPA Grant Announcement for the South Bend Brownfield Coalition's US EPA Brownfield Assessment Coalition Grant Award.

US EPA Brownfield Assessment Grants and Coalition Assessment Grants are explained at this EPA LINK.

Assistance Application

Thank you for considering our EPA funded help with your brownfield concerns.  Please click on the “Download” hot link below.  This will take you to a fillable .pdf verion of our Brownfield Assistance Request Application.

  1. First, Download the South Bend Brownfield Coalition Grant Assistance Request Application – it will open right up in a different screen!
  2.  Please complete the fillable .pdf Assistance Requst Application it as completely as possible.
  3. When finished, and after you have saved and printed (if desired) your application, please find look ON THE BOTTOM OF THE .PDF FORM to find the “Submit Request by Email” button. When ready to submit, please click on the gray “Submit Request by Email” button.
  4. The button on the Assistance Request FORM looks like this:
  5. By clicking that button on the form, the application will be submitted by email directly to the SBBC.
  6. If you have any problems with submitting the Assistance Request Application, please email BrownfieldCoalition@gmail.com and we will promptly reply, or you may also submit the application form directly to BrownfieldCoalition@gmail.com.