September 16, 2021

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Downtown South Bend enterprises to undergo renovations thanks to grants

More than the upcoming handful of months, citizens will discover quite a few enterprises in downtown South Bend undergoing some exterior modifications. 

Fourteen businesses throughout downtown and into the East Lender neighborhood were being awarded up to $20,000 each and every for tasks to enrich the business’ exteriors.

With this year’s grant theme of “exterior activation,” Downtown South Bend Inc. and the Town of South Bend gave a total of $236,000 to the participants.

In accordance to town spokesman Caleb Bauer, the city’s contribution of about $186,000 was reallocated from the innovation grant announced in January, wherever of the 200 businesses in South Bend that capable for the up to $2,000 grant, only 138 participated, which left some revenue leftover. 

Money:St. Joseph County dining places and bars now qualified for innovation grants