Not-for-Profit entities or for-profit entities that have a not-for-profit [often a Community Development Corporation (CDC)] sponsor are eligible for grant awards.
For-profit and not-for-profit entities are eligible for loans.
The maximum award amount for either the grant or loan is $10,000 per applicant from the City's HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The grant requires a dollar for dollar match by another entity. The dollar for dollar matching contribution may come from the applicant, LISC, a CDC, or any other entity.
Eligible activities include both environmental assessment and remediation activities. Some examples include Phase I and Phase II environmental assessments, underground storage tank removal, and soil excavation and removal. Projects with an identified end re-use with direct public benefit will be given special consideration.
We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis for 2010 grants or loans, pending funding availability.
2010 Indy / LISC Neighborhood Brownfield Initiative Grant Application (pdf)
Local government entities are eligible for SAG funding. Private parties are also eligible as co-applicants with a municipal applicant.
Download the City's policy for partnering with private for-profit entities to receive grant or loan assistance.
A municipal applicant may receive up to $100,000 in SAG funds per grant round.
Environmental investigation activities at identified Brownfield sites are eligible for funding. Phase I/Phase II site assessments, asbestos and lead-based paint surveys are eligible activities for funding.
Dates to apply: Determined by the Indiana Brownfields Program. See their website at www.brownfields.IN.gov for more information.
Local government entities are eligible for SRG funding. Private parties are also eligible for funding as third-party beneficiaries.
A maximum of $300,000 is available per applicant. This may be divided among different sites if necessary.
Hazardous substance remediation at Brownfield sites are elible for SRG funding.
Petroleum Remediation Grant (PRG)
Local government entities are eligible for PRG funding. Private parties are also eligible for funding as third-party beneficiaries.
A maximum of $250,000 is available per applicant.
Petroleum remediation activities at Brownfield sites are the only activities eligible for PRGI funding. A site assessment (Phase I) must be completed prior to applying for PRGI funding.
Local government entities are eligible for LILI loans. Private parties are also eligible for LILI loans as third party recipients.
2.5% to 3.0% interest rates are available for loans, with a maximum loan amount of $700,000. Maximum loan amounts vary.
Any site investigation, remediation and/or demolition activities at Brownfield sites are eligible for LILI loans.
The City of Indianapolis Brownfields Program recently received a 2005 EPA Community Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant. The grant work plan focuses on assessing three areas of Indianapolis including the Fall Creek Place neighborhood, the LaSalle Park Area, and the Monon Trail greenway corridor.
View the City of Indianapolis 2005 EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant Application.