Watershed Projects Grant Program: Local and Regional - Round 1

The state is reviewing applications from local and regional public entities to access $100 million in anticipated federal funds for projects that will address immediate flood mitigation needs. The funding opportunity is part of the state’s proposed Action Plan to spend $1.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation funds, pending the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s approval.

NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

View the notice of funding availability, or NOFA, to find out more about this round of projects funding. Click here to view frequently asked questions associated with this funding opportunity. If you have any questions, email watershed@la.gov.

View the NOFA

PROJECT PRE-APPLICATION

Please note that the deadline for submitting pre-applications was 3 p.m. Jan. 17. Applicants must have completed a pre-application before completing a full application for funding.

LEARN MORE

The state hosted in-person briefings in each watershed region to provide further information and answer questions from prospective applicants. In addition to these briefings, the state completed 37 technical assistance sessions held throughout Louisiana’s eight watershed regions. In response to information provided by the 241 attendees, the state extended the deadline to Jan. 17, 2020.


Regional briefing dates and resources are listed below:

Monday Dec 2

REGION 1

Coordinating and Development District

9:30 a.m.

4000 Viking Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111

View the briefing video.

Tuesday Dec 3

REGION 3

Ouachita Parish Emergency Operations Center

9:30 a.m.

1000 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe, LA 71292

View the briefing video.

Wednesday Dec 4

REGION 8

New Orleans Regional Planning Commission

9:30 a.m.

10 Veterans Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124

View the briefing video.

Thursday Dec 5

REGION 4

Calcasieu Parish Emergency Operations Center

9:30 a.m.

901 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601

View the briefing video.

Friday Dec 6

REGION 7

Bluebonnet Library

9:30 a.m.

9200 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

View the briefing video.

Monday Dec 9

REGION 2

Miko Steak and Spirits

9:30 a.m.

3011 Chata Hina Street, Jena, LA 71342

View the briefing video.

Tuesday Dec 10

REGION 5

Rosa Parks Transportation Center

9:30 a.m.

101 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA 70501

View the briefing video.

Wednesday Dec 11

REGION 6

South Central Planning & Development Commission

9:30 a.m.

5058 W Main St, Houma, LA 70360

View the briefing video.

RESOURCES