Press Release

For Immediate Release

Round 1 Webinar Recording Now Available

Eligible applicants must view by March 31

Date:Mar 19, 2020

The Louisiana Office of Community Development released a pre-recorded webinar to discuss the full application and procurement requirements for the Watershed Projects Grant Program: Local and Regional – Round 1 funding opportunity. OCD pre-recorded the presentation given current circumstances and working limitations associated with COVID-19.

Eligible applicants must watch the webinar recording by March 31 if they plan to submit full applications.

The video is available on the Louisiana Watershed Initiative’s Round 1 webpage. Employees of public agencies represented in eligible applications must view the recording for critical information on the full application process and key contacts for any unanswered questions.

Applicants must certify they have viewed the recording by emailing by March 31 with their name, organization, projects they represent and date they viewed the webinar.

OCD officials reviewed pre-applications for this funding opportunity and emailed letters March 10 to notify applicants of eligibility or ineligibility to proceed to the full application. Applicants who have not received responses to their pre-applications should email

Updated program documents, including policies and procedures and frequently asked questions, are available online for reference. A sample of the full Round 1 application is included as Exhibit 2 of the policies and procedures document.