Watershed Projects Grant Program: Local and Regional - Round 1

This program represents a $100 million project funding opportunity for eligible local and regional projects that will address immediate flood mitigation needs. The funding opportunity is part of the state’s Action Plan to spend $1.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation funds. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development signed the grant agreement with the state Sept. 17, 2020, establishing the $1.2 billion line of credit to begin funding these and other LWI priorities.

Full Application

The full application period closed on March 12 and the state is reviewing applications received. For more information, contact us at LWI-Round1@la.gov.

Round 1 Projects Program Timeline

Event Date
State issues NOFA and solicits project applications Nov. 22, 2019
Deadline to submit project pre-applications Jan. 17, 2020
Round 1 application period opens Sept. 18, 2020
Deadline to submit project full applications March 12, 2021
Awards announced for $60 million in statewide projects* May 2021
Recommendations for $40 million in regional projects Summer 2021

* Note: The number of applications received may impact projected timelines.