Learn more about the Project-Based Recovery Opportunity Program.
Katrina/Rita Economic Development Programs
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved the following Action Plan Amendments for the Disaster Recovery Economic Development Programs.
|Louisiana Tourism Marketing Program
||$28,000,000||Action Plan Amendment 2 (html version)|
|Small Firm Recovery Loan and Grant Program||$38,000,000||Action Plan Amendment 2 (html version)|
|Technical Assistance to Small Firms||$9,500,000||Action Plan Amendment 2 (html version)|
|Recovery Workforce Training Program||$38,000,000||
Action Plan Amendment 3 (html version)
|Research Commercialization & Educational Enhancement Program||$28,500,000||Action Plan Amendment 5 (html version)|
|Small Firm Recovery Loan and Grant Program||$105,000,000||Action Plan Amendment 8 (html version)|
|Small Firm Recovery Loan and Grant Program
[Long Term Recovery Loan Guarantee Program]
Action Plan Amendment 13 (html version)
Innovation Loan and Technical Assistance Program
The $25 million Innovation Loan and Technical Assistance program makes available grants up to $2.5 million to community-based or non-profit organizations to deliver loans and/or technical assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Funding comes from fedearl CDBG dollars for recovery from hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike.
ILTAP awards were announced Dec. 6, 2010.
LMI Certification Forms
Assistance from the Disaster Recovery Community Development Block Grant program is required to meet one of three National Objectives. For the Disaster Recovery Economic Development programs the LMI benefit National Objective (24 CFR 570.483(b)(4) ) will be documented by each applicant for assistance filling out a Low Moderate Income Certification.
Forms and Links
- Disaster Recovery Economic Development Program Resources
Check out these helpful resources to assist you with DRU's Economic Development Programs
- Low Moderate Income Certification
- Workforce Training Program Guidelines
- Click here to view and comment on all Disaster Recovery Action Plans and Public Notices
- Low Mod Data and LOGRECNO Information
- Visit Louisiana Economic Development's website for more information.