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					     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES         PROGRAM NAME              DESCRIPTION              AMOUNT        CURRENT STATUS             CONTACT
Economic          U.S. Department of      Units of local government, Rural Development's     Provides additional        $3 billion    To request application    Locate your
Development       Agriculture, Rural      non-profit organizations,   Business and Industry funds to lenders in                       materials, please         Rural
                  Development             and Indian tribes.          (B&I) Guaranteed       connection with our                      contact your local Rural Development
                                                                      Loan Program           program’s purpose to                     Development Office for representative
                                                                                             improve, develop, or                     assistance. Contact info at
                                                                                             finance business,                        is at                     http://offices.sc
                                                                                             industry, and                            www.rurdev.usda.gov/ar .egov.usda.go
                                                                                             employment and                           ra/recovery-              v/locator/app
                                                                                             improve the economic                     program.htm
                                                                                             and environmental
                                                                                             climate in rural
Economic          U.S. Department of      Units of local government, Rural Development's     The RBEG program           $20 million   To request application    Locate your
Development       Agriculture, Rural      non-profit organizations,   Business Enterprise    may fund projects as                     materials, please         Rural
                  Development             and Indian tribes.          Grant Program          varied as business                       contact your local Rural Development
                                                                                             revolving loan funds,                    Development Office for representative
                                                                                             business district                        assistance. Contact info at
                                                                                             infrastructure projects,                 is at                     http://offices.sc
                                                                                             capital improvement                      www.rurdev.usda.gov/ar .egov.usda.go
                                                                                             projects, business                       ra/recovery-              v/locator/app
                                                                                             incubators, and                          program.htm
                                                                                             downtown revitalization
                                                                                             projects.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                     1                                                                           Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY           ELIGIBLE ENTITIES           PROGRAM NAME         DESCRIPTION              AMOUNT       CURRENT STATUS             CONTACT
Economic          Department of           Institutions of higher        EDA American       Provides funds for         $150 million Applications currently    Jorge Ayala
Development       Commerce, Economic      education (or a               Recovery Program   construction or                        being accepted, visit      Austin
                  Development             consortium of institutions                       rehabilitation of public               www.eda.gov/PDF/FY0 Regional
                  Administration (EDA)    of higher education), non-                       infrastructure and                     9%20ARRA%20FFO%2 Office Texas
                                          profit organizations acting                      facilities to retain                   0-%20FINAL.pdf             (512) 381-
                                          in cooperation with                              private sector jobs and                                           8150
                                          officials of a political                         investments, attract                                              jayala
                                          subdivision of a State, and                      private sector capital,                                           @eda.doc.gov
                                          State and local                                  and promote regional
                                          governments.                                     competitiveness,
                                                                                           including investments
                                                                                           that expand and
                                                                                           upgrade infrastructure
                                                                                           to attract new industry,
                                                                                           support technology-led
                                                                                           development,
                                                                                           accelerate new
                                                                                           business development,
                                                                                           and enhance the ability
                                                                                           of regions to capitalize
                                                                                           on opportunities
                                                                                           presented by free
                                                                                           trade. Provides
                                                                                           technical and planning
                                                                                           assistance (including
                                                                                           assistance to establish
                                                                                           RLFs).




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                     2                                                                        Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE          FEDERAL AGENCY           ELIGIBLE ENTITIES         PROGRAM NAME            DESCRIPTION             AMOUNT       CURRENT STATUS          CONTACT
Economic          Small Business          Small businesses           America's recovery    Funds a new loan          $255 million Accepting applications. Contact your
Development       Administration                                     Capital Loan Program program to help small                    For more information        bank lender to
                                                                                           businesses meet                         visit                       apply
                                                                                           existing debt payments.                 www.sba.gov/recovery/
                                                                                           Can provide up to                       arcloanprogram/REC_A
                                                                                           $35,000 in short-term                   RCLOAN_ELIGIBLE.ht
                                                                                           relief for small                        ml
                                                                                           businesses facing
                                                                                           immediate financial
                                                                                           hardship to help ride
                                                                                           out the current
                                                                                           uncertain economic
                                                                                           times and return to
                                                                                           profitability.

Economic          Small Business          Small businesses           Microloan Program     Expands SBA’s             $30 million   Accepting applications. Contact your
Development       Administration                                                           existing microloan                      Visit                       bank lender to
                                                                                           program                                 http://www.sba.gov/serv apply
                                                                                                                                   ices/financialassistance/
                                                                                                                                   sbaloantopics/microloan
                                                                                                                                   s/index.html for more
                                                                                                                                  information.
Economic          U.S. Treasury           Certified community        CDFI Fund             Provides CDFI's           $100 million Supplemental 4/09            Contact the
Development                               development financial                            monetary awards for                     deadline has passed.        program office
                                          institutions ($8 million                         financial assistance                    Visit                       at cdfihelp
                                          reserved for Native                              and technical                           www.cdfifund.gov/news @cdfi.treas.
                                          American CDFIs)                                  assistance for                          _events/CDFI-2009-21- gov
                                                                                           economic                                Opening-NACA-CDFI-          (202)622-
                                                                                           development,                            Supplemental-               6355.
                                                                                           affordable housing, and                 Round.asp to view the
                                                                                           community                               application and contact
                                                                                           development financial                   the program office for
                                                                                           services.                               information on future
                                                                                                                                   application dates.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                   3                                                                           Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES             PROGRAM NAME          DESCRIPTION             AMOUNT       CURRENT STATUS               CONTACT
Education         U.S. Department of      Local educational             Impact Aid           Provides funds for        $59.4        Notice anticipated for      Visit
                  Education               agencies who are eligible                          construction of schools million        July 2009 for               www.ed.gov/p
                                          for Section 8002 or 8003                           that educate federally-                applications and awards olicy/gen/leg/re
                                          payments                                           connected students or                  will be issued by           covery/factshe
                                                                                             have federally-owned                   November 30, 2009.          et/impactaid
                                                                                             land.                                                              for updates.
Education         U.S. Department of      Local educational agency Teacher Quality           Provide for               $143 million Deadline for Notice of      Kathy Price,
                  Education               including charter schools     Partnerships Program implementation of                      Intent to Apply is June     Team Leader
                                          (LEA); (2) a consortium                            reforms of existing                    26, 2009 and eadline for (202) 502-
                                          (3) early childhood                                teacher preparation                    application submission      7774
                                          education program; (3)                             programs, and/or                       is July 23, 2009.           kathy.price
                                          higher education                                   model teaching                         Accepting applications. @ed.gov
                                          institutions, departments,                         residency programs.                    Visit www.grants. gov
                                          or partners thereof. The                           May support school                     and search for CFDA
                                          partnership may also                               leadership programs to                 84.405A for details.
                                          include businesses, and                            train superintendents,
                                          other types of educational                         principals, ECE
                                          entities, e.g., state board                        program directors, and
                                          of education, charter                              other school leaders in
                                          school, or teacher                                 high-need or rural
                                          organization.                                      LEAs.

Education         U.S. Department of      All non-profit                Independent Living   Provides funds for        $87.5        Guidance has not yet        Program
                  Education               organizations that run        Centers              planning, conduct,        million      been issued. Visit          Director
                                          centers for independent                            administration, and                    www.ed.gov/programs/c Thomas Kelly
                                          living                                             evaluation of centers                  il for updates or search    202-245-7404
                                                                                             for independent livin                  the CDFA at
                                                                                                                                    www.grants.gov
                                                                                                                                    84.132A




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                       4                                                                         Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES          PROGRAM NAME           DESCRIPTION               AMOUNT         CURRENT STATUS            CONTACT
Education         U.S. Department of      Agencies serving            Services for Older   Provides funds for          $34.3          Guidance has not yet     Terry Martin
                  Education               individuals who are blind   Blind Individuals    independent living          million        been issued. Visit       202-245-7275
                                                                                           services to older                          www.ed.gov/programs/r
                                                                                           individuals who are                        sailob for updates or
                                                                                           blind; conduct activities                  search the CDFA at
                                                                                           that will improve or                       www.grants.gov84.177
                                                                                           expand services for
                                                                                           these individuals; and
                                                                                           conduct activities to
                                                                                           improve public
                                                                                           understanding of the
                                                                                           problems facing these
                                                                                           individuals.

Education         U.S. Department of      Head Start Centers          Early Head Start     Funds to increase the       $1.1 billion   Applications being       For application
Health            Health and Human                                                         number of children                         accepted. Deadline is    support
General           Services                                                                 participating in Early                     July 9, 2009 visit       contact
Community                                                                                  Head Start (with up to                     www.grants.gov and       app_support@
                                                                                           ten percent of these                       search for CDFA          acf.hhs.govFor
                                                                                           funds to be used for                       number 93.709            general
                                                                                           training and technical                                              information
                                                                                           assistance and up to                                                visit
                                                                                           three percent for                                                   www.recovery.
                                                                                           monitoring the                                                      gov/?q=conten
                                                                                           operations of these                                                 t/program-
                                                                                           additional programs).                                               plan&program_
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Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                      5                                                                         Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES       PROGRAM NAME                 DESCRIPTION          AMOUNT       CURRENT STATUS                  CONTACT
Energy            Department of Defense   Businesses, research and Near Term Energy           $75 million each Army, $300 million Pursue a procurement           N/A
Technology                                development entities and   Efficiency Technology Air Force, Navy and                        opportunity with the
                                          consortiums.               Demonstrations and       Defense-Wide for                        Department of Defense.
                                                                     Research                 Research,                               http://www.acq.osd.mil/d
                                                                                              Development, Test and                   pap/cpic/cp/docs/guide_
                                                                                              Evaluation projects,                    to_dod_contracting_opp
                                                                                              including pilot projects,               ortunities_us_20070425
                                                                                              demonstrations for use                  .pdf
                                                                                              on military installations
                                                                                              and within operational
                                                                                              forces. Research and
                                                                                              development of energy
                                                                                              from fuel cells, wind,
                                                                                              solar, and other
                                                                                              renewable energy
                                                                                              sources to include
                                                                                              biofuels and bioenergy.




Energy            U.S. Department of      Varies.                    Demonstration of         10 to 20 awards for         $480 million Deadline for application Hank Eggink
Technology        Energy                                             Integrated Biorefinery   refineries at various                   is June 30, 2009. For      hank.eggink@
                                                                     Operations               scales and designs, all                 application materials,     go.doe.gov
                                                                                              to be operational in the                visit
                                                                                              next three years.Cap is                 http://apply07.grants.go
                                                                                              $25 million for pilot-                  v/apply/GetGrantFromF
                                                                                              scale projects and $50                  edgrants;jsessionid=Jb4
                                                                                              million for                             dK1rJLnp5FGFZFGdzr3
                                                                                              demonstration scale                     6S7nFJQZpTDGh0cxh
                                                                                              projects.                               BPfbBBGYPBGGx!160
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Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                     6                                                                           Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY           ELIGIBLE ENTITIES     PROGRAM NAME          DESCRIPTION           AMOUNT        CURRENT STATUS             CONTACT
Energy            U.S. Department of                             Expansion of         Cost-shares projects to Up to $20     Notice of funding          Contact
Technology        Energy                                         Infrastructure for   expand the                  million   availabillity will be      Hank Eggink
                                                                 Ethanol Blends       infrastructure at retail              released summer of         (303)275-4825
                                                                                      fueling locations to                  2009 for more              hank.eggink@
                                                                                      accommodate gasoline-                 information visit https://e- go.doe.gov
                                                                                      ethanol blends.                       center2.doe.gov/doebiz.
                                                                                      Projects may include                  nsf/d76fbc29481882288
                                                                                      expansions of existing                5256d98006c63b6/247
                                                                                      infrastructure at retail              9f50d3a7cd818862575
                                                                                      stations, or installation             ad006cf573?OpenDocu
                                                                                      of new equipment for                  ment
                                                                                      ethanol blends. A
                                                                                      seconf goal of
                                                                                      education funds
                                                                                      projects which will
                                                                                      increase public
                                                                                      awareness of the
                                                                                      benefits, safety, and
                                                                                      use requirements of
                                                                                      ethanol blends.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                  7                                                                    Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES    PROGRAM NAME             DESCRIPTION               AMOUNT     CURRENT STATUS            CONTACT
Energy            U.S. Department of      Research and          Development of Algal   Funds the interface         Up to $110 Notice of funding         Contact
Technology        Energy                  Development           Biofuels and Advanced between research by          million   availabillity will be      Hank Eggink
                                          Consortiums           Fungible Biofuels      using consortiumsto                   released summer of         (303)275-4825
                                                                through Consortiums    effectively and                       2009 for more              hank.eggink@
                                                                                       efficiently develop algal             information visit https://e- go.doe.gov
                                                                                       and advanced fungible                 center2.doe.gov/doebiz.
                                                                                       biofuels technologies.                nsf/d76fbc29481882288
                                                                                       Note that DOE will not                5256d98006c63b6/247
                                                                                       construct new facilities              9f50d3a7cd818862575
                                                                                       but leverage existing                 ad006cf573?OpenDocu
                                                                                       capabilities. The                     ment
                                                                                       second goal is to
                                                                                       develop cost effective
                                                                                       algae based biofuels
                                                                                       that are competitive
                                                                                       with their petroleum
                                                                                       counterparts.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                               8                                                                        Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES           PROGRAM NAME            DESCRIPTION             AMOUNT    CURRENT STATUS             CONTACT
Energy            U.S. Department of      Varies. Cooperation          Geothermal from       Funds for geothermal                Deadline is July 22,
Technology        Energy                  between industry and         Energy Efficiency and systems research,                   2009. Applications are
                                          accredited educational       Renewable Energy      exploration,                        being accepted. Visit
                                          institutions given greater   Program               demonstration, and                  www1.eere.energy.gov/
                                          consideration.                                     development. Three                  geothermal/current_opp
                                                                                             topic areas include:                ortunities.html
                                                                                             Validation of Innovative
                                                                                             Exploration
                                                                                             Technologies,
                                                                                             Geothermal Energy
                                                                                             Production from Low
                                                                                             Temperature
                                                                                             Resources,
                                                                                             Coproduced Fluids
                                                                                             from Oil and Gas Wells,
                                                                                             and Geopressured
                                                                                             Resources, and
                                                                                             Geothermal Data
                                                                                             Development,
                                                                                             Collection, and
                                                                                             Maintenance




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                     9                                                                      Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY            ELIGIBLE ENTITIES    PROGRAM NAME               DESCRIPTION              AMOUNT    CURRENT STATUS           CONTACT
Energy            U.S. Department of        Varies                Smart Grid, Electricity   Smart Grid projects will            Application Guidance to Keith
Technology        Energy, National Energy                         Delivery and Energy       include regionally                  be issued soon. Search Carrington
                  Technology Laboratory                           Reliability, Research,    unique demonstrations               www.grants/gov CDFA      304-285-4456
                                                                  Development and           to verify smart grid                number 81.122
                                                                  Analysis                  technology viability,               Visit
                                                                                            quantify smart grid                 www.grants.gov/search/
                                                                                            costs and benefits, and             search.do;jsessionid=W
                                                                                            validate new smart grid             yBfJnBHbDsyyJkw3TK
                                                                                            business models, at a               RQWLZ9pMTShVMVg
                                                                                            scale that can be                   DnLYgZCkpDSCyCskz
                                                                                            readily adapted and                 v!-
                                                                                            replicated around the               747979520?oppId=468
                                                                                            country.The goal of this            36&flag2006=false&mo
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Energy            U.S. Department of        Varies                Smart Grid Investment Funds up to 50 percent                  Funding Opportunity      Donna
Technology        Energy, National Energy                         Grant Program             of investments by                   Announcement planned Williams
                  Technology Laboratory                                                     electric utilities and              for June 17, 2009   Visit Contracting
                                                                                            other entiities for                 www.fbo.gov/index?s=o Officer
                                                                                            projects that promote               pportunity&mode=form& Smart-Grid.
                                                                                            deployment, including               id=ebe206ba070c51639 NOIComments
                                                                                            technology                          8e5f68a1ad0979f&tab= @hq.doe.gov
                                                                                            development, of smart               core&tabmode=list&cck
                                                                                            grid projects.                      =1&au=&ck for more
                                                                                                                                information.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                  10                                                                     Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY            ELIGIBLE ENTITIES         PROGRAM NAME               DESCRIPTION               AMOUNT        CURRENT STATUS            CONTACT
Energy            U.S. Department of        State or local             Petroleum Reduction      Cost-shares projects        Grants        Round Two application     Raymond Jarr
Technology        Energy, National Energy governments or a             Technologies Projects that expand the use of         between $5 deadline is September        rjarr@netl.doe.
                  Technology Laboratory     metropolitan               for the Transportation   alternative fueled          million and   30, 2009. Visit           gov
                                            transportation authority   Sector                   vehicles and advanced $15 million         www.grants.gov CDFA
                                            that have a clean cities                            technology vehicles.                      number 81.086
                                            designation                                         The installation or
                                                                                                acquisition of
                                                                                                infrastructure
                                                                                                necessary to directly
                                                                                                support an alternative
                                                                                                fueled vehicle or
                                                                                                advanced technology
                                                                                                vehicle is also eligible.
                                                                                                Operation and
                                                                                                maintenance of
Energy            U.S. Department of        Varies                     Energy Efficient         Funds the development $50 million, Deadline is July 21,             Michael
Technology        Energy, National Energy                              Information              of energy efficient         estimated     2009 Application is       Schledorn
                  Technology Laboratory                                andCommunication         telecommiunications         15 awards     available at              Michael.Schled
                                                                       Technology               systems.                                  http://apply07.grants.go orn@go.doe.g
                                                                                                                                          v/apply/GetGrantFromF ov
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Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                       11                                                                            Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES         PROGRAM NAME              DESCRIPTION              AMOUNT         CURRENT STATUS               CONTACT
General           U.S. Department of      Units of local government, Community Facilities    Loans and grants to        $1.1 billion                               Locate your
Community         Agriculture, Rural      non-profit organizations,   Direct Loan and Grant develop essential                                                      Rural
                  Development             and Indian tribes.          Programs               community facilities in                                               Development
                                                                                             rural areas and towns                                                 representative
                                                                                             of up to 20,000 in                                                    at
                                                                                             population. Funds may                                                 http://offices.sc
                                                                                             be used for facility                                                  .egov.usda.go
                                                                                             acquisition,                                                          v/locator/app
                                                                                             construction,
                                                                                             renovation, or the
                                                                                             purchase of equipment
General           Department of Homeland Non-Federal Fire             Assistance to          Funds to replace or   $210 million Deadline for                       Application is
Community         Security, Federal       Departments and state       Firefighters Fire      repair unsafe facilities                  applications is July 10,    available at
                  Emergency               and local governments       Station Construction   and to expand fire                        2009. Visit                 www.fema.gov
                                          that fund/operate fire      Grants                 protection coverage to                    www.firegrantsupport.co /government/gr
                                          departments                                        meet increased fire                       m                           ant/arra
                                                                                             protection demand.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                      12                                                                            Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY            ELIGIBLE ENTITIES        PROGRAM NAME         DESCRIPTION          AMOUNT        CURRENT STATUS            CONTACT
General           U.S. Department of        State and local          Strengthening       Funds enable nonprofit $50 million   Applications due July 7, For application
Community         Health and Human          governments, non-profits, Communities Fund   organizations to                     2009 visit               support
                  Services, Administration private institutions of   Recovery Plan       contribute to the                    www.grants.gov and       contact
                  for Children and Families higher education                             economic recovery and                search for CDFA          app_support@
                                                                                         help Federal, state, and             number 93.711            acf.hhs.govFor
                                                                                         local governments                                             general
                                                                                         ensure that the                                               information
                                                                                         information and                                               visit
                                                                                         services described in                                         www.recovery.
                                                                                         the Recovery Act reach                                        gov/?q=conten
                                                                                         disadvantaged and                                             t%2Fprogram-
                                                                                         hard-to-serve                                                 plan&program_
                                                                                         populations.                                                  id=7751




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                  13                                                                   Drafted 7/9/2010
      TYPE          FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES           PROGRAM NAME            DESCRIPTION            AMOUNT         CURRENT STATUS               CONTACT
Health            U.S. Department of      Professionals and            Health Information   This is not a grant. This $2 billion     Beginning in October        For more
                  Health and Hospitals    Medicaid providers.          Technology           program will be                          2010, the U.S. DHS will information
                                                                                            established over the                     begin to make incentive visit
                                                                                            next year, through                       payments for use of the www.recovery.
                                                                                            outreach to                              health information          gov/?q=conten
                                                                                            professionals and                        technology. Until that      t%2Fprogram-
                                                                                            Medicaid providers. A                    time, those interested in plan&program_
                                                                                            protion of the funds will                opportunities related to    id=7607
                                                                                            be spent prior to                        the develop, education,
                                                                                            distribution of the                      training, and
                                                                                            incentive payments to                    implementation of this
                                                                                            Medicaid providers for                   program should contact
                                                                                            outreach, training,                      DHS.
                                                                                            education to providers
                                                                                            and State personnel
                                                                                            and for the
                                                                                            development of
                                                                                            infrastructure for health
                                                                                            information exchange
                                                                                            and harmonizing
                                                                                            EHR/HIT technology
                                                                                            with current Medicaid
                                                                                            IT Architecture.
Housing           U.S. Department of      Individuals in rural areas   Affordable Homes     Provides additional         $1 billion   Applications being          Locate your
                  Agriculture, Rural      making less than 80% of      Section 502 Direct   credit for affordable                    accepted, visit             Rural
                  Development             area median income           Loan Program         home loans. Loan                         www.rurdev.usda.gov/rh Development
                                                                                            funds will also provide                  s/sfh/indiv_sfh.htm#Dire representative
                                                                                            economically                             ct%20Loan%20Progra          at
                                                                                            distressed low and very-                 m%20(Section                http://offices.sc
                                                                                            income homeowners                        or for similar programs     .egov.usda.go
                                                                                            located in eligible rural                visit                       v/locator/app
                                                                                            areas with the                           www.rurdev.usda.gov/rh
                                                                                            opportunity to refinance                 s/
                                                                                            a qualified existing
                                                                                            mortgage to an
                                                                                            affordable loan.



Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                      14                                                                          Drafted 7/9/2010
      TYPE          FEDERAL AGENCY           ELIGIBLE ENTITIES           PROGRAM NAME           DESCRIPTION               AMOUNT         CURRENT STATUS             CONTACT
Housing           U.S. Department of      Individuals in rural areas   Affordable Homes      Provides additional         N/A            Applications being        Locate your
                  Agriculture, Rural      making less than 80% of      Section 502 Loan      credit for affordable                      accepted, visit           Rural
                  Development             area median income           Guarantee Program     home loans. Loan                           http://www.rurdev.usda. Development
                                                                                             funds will also provide                    gov/rhs/sfh/GSFH_Infor representative
                                                                                             economically                               mation/individuals.htm    at
                                                                                             distressed low and very-                                             http://offices.sc
                                                                                             income homeowners                                                    .egov.usda.go
                                                                                             located in eligible rural                                            v/locator/app
                                                                                             areas with the
                                                                                             opportunity to refinance
                                                                                             a qualified existing
                                                                                             mortgage to an
                                                                                             affordable loan.
Housing           U.S. Department of      Units of local government, Rural Development       and grants for rural        $3.7 billion   For application           Program
                  Agriculture, Rural      non-profit organizations,    Water and Waste       water and wastewater                       materials, visit          Director
                  Development             and Indian tribes.           Disposal (WWD) loan   infrastructure through                     www.usda.gov/rus/wate Richard
                                                                       and grant program     the existing USDA                          r/index.htm               Hoffpauir
                                                                                             Rural Development                                                    (318) 473-
                                                                                             Water and Waste                                                      7940 (318)
                                                                                             Disposal (WWD) loan                                                  473-7829
                                                                                             and grant program. The                                               richard.
                                                                                             WWD provides loans,                                                  hoffpauir
                                                                                             grants , loan                                                        @la.usda.gov
                                                                                             guarantees and




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                     15                                                                            Drafted 7/9/2010
      TYPE          FEDERAL AGENCY          ELIGIBLE ENTITIES             PROGRAM NAME            DESCRIPTION            AMOUNT       CURRENT STATUS                        CONTACT
Housing           U.S. Department of      Public Housing Agencies        Capital Fund Recovery To provide funds for the $995 million Accepting applications              http://www.hud
                  Housing and Urban                                      Competition Grants       capital and                               for deadlines of July 7      .gov/offices/pih
                  Development                                                                     management activities                     and July 21, 2009. Visit /programs/ph/c
                                                                                                  of Public Housing                         www.hud.gov/offices/pih apfund/ocir.cf
                                                                                                  Agencies as authorized                    /programs/ph/capfund/o m
                                                                                                  under section 9 of the                    cir/recoverynofa.pdf
                                                                                                  United States Housing
                                                                                                  Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C.
                                                                                                  1437g) (the "Act"), with
                                                                                                  the exception that
                                                                                                  funds cannot be used
                                                                                                  for operations or rental
                                                                                                  assistance.


Housing           U.S. Department of      Units of government, non- Neighborhood                  Addresses home               $2 billion   Notice of funding            Contact HUD
                  Housing and Urban       profits, public institution,   Stabilization Stimulus   foreclosure and                           availability available at    Headquarters
                  Development             quasi-public nonprofit         Program                  abandonment and for                       hhtp://portal.hud.gov/pls (202) 708-
                                                                                                  the provision of                          /portal/docs/PAGE/REC 3587 for
                                                                                                  capacity building and                     OVERY/PLANS/NEIGH details on
                                                                                                  support.                                  BORHOOD%20STABIL application
                                                                                                                                            IZATION%20PROGRA deadline.
                                                                                                                                      M%20(NSP).PDF
Housing           U.S. Department of      Units of government, non- Green Retrofit                Grants and loans up to $250 million Will begin accepting               Call (202) 708-
                  Housing and Urban       profits, public institution,   Program for Multifamily $15,000 per eligible                       applications June 15,        1112 for more
                  Development             quasi-public nonprofit         Housing                  unit for eligible property                2009, visit                  information
                                                                                                  owners to make energy                     http://portal.hud.gov/pls/
                                                                                                  and green retrofit                        portal/docs/PAGE/REC
                                                                                                  investments in the                        OVERY/PLANS/ASSIS
                                                                                                  property                                  TED%20HOUSING%20
                                                                                                                                            GREEN%20RETROFIT
                                                                                                                                            %20PROGRAM.PDF
                                                                                                                                            for details




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                        16                                                                                Drafted 7/9/2010
      TYPE          FEDERAL AGENCY           ELIGIBLE ENTITIES          PROGRAM NAME           DESCRIPTION              AMOUNT     CURRENT STATUS            CONTACT
Housing           U.S. Department of      Indian tribes and Alaska    Indian Community      Assistance to facilitate   $1,879,025 Applications and          Call (202) 708-
                  Housing and Urban       Native villages             Development Block     homeownership among for the            program guidance at      1112 or
                  Development                                         Grant Stimulus        low- and moderate-         Southern    www.hud.gov/offices/pih contact your
                                                                                            income persons,            Plains      /ih/recovery.cfm         ONAP
                                                                                            construction of tribal                 Deadline is July 7,      representative
                                                                                            and streets and other                  2009
                                                                                            public facilities and
                                                                                            buildings, and
                                                                                            economic development
                                                                                            projects.


Housing           U.S. Department of      Indian tribes and Alaska    Native American       Funds construction,        $242 million Applications and        Call (202) 708-
                  Housing and Urban       Native villages             Housing Block Grant   acquisition,                           program guidance at      1112 or
                  Development                                         Competition           rehabilitation of                      www.hud.gov/offices/pih contact your
                                                                                            affordable housing,                    /ih/recovery.cfm         ONAP
                                                                                            including energy                       Deadline is July 13,     representative
                                                                                            efficiency and                         2009
                                                                                            conservation,
                                                                                            infrastructure
                                                                                            development, site
Security          Department of Homeland Ports of New Orleans,        Port Security Grant   Support increased port- $81.4          Deadline for             Application is
                  Security, Federal       Baton Rouge, Gramercy,      Program - Tier I      wide risk management, million          applications is June 29, available at
                  Emergency               Port of Plaquemines, Port                         enhanced domain                        2009                     www.fema.gov
                                          of South Louisiana, St.                           awareness; and further                                          /government/gr
                                          Rose                                              capabilities to prevent,                                        ant/arra/index.
                                                                                            detect, respond to and                                          shtm
                                                                                            recover from attacks
                                                                                            involving improvised
                                                                                            other non-conventional
                                                                                            weaponsexplosive
                                                                                            devices (IEDs) and




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                      17                                                                    Drafted 7/9/2010
      TYPE          FEDERAL AGENCY         ELIGIBLE ENTITIES                PROGRAM NAME            DESCRIPTION           AMOUNT          CURRENT STATUS                CONTACT
Security          Department of Homeland Ports of Lake Charles,            Port Security Grant   Support increased port- $54 million     Deadline for                 Application is
                  Security, Federal          Morgan City, Port             Program - Tier 2      wide risk management,                   applications is June 29, available at
                  Emergency                  Fourchon (LOOP)                                     enhanced domain                         2009                         www.fema.gov
                                                                                                 awareness; and further                                               /government/gr
                                                                                                 capabilities to prevent,                                             ant/arra/index.
                                                                                                 detect, respond to and                                               shtm
                                                                                                 recover from attacks
                                                                                                 involving improvised
                                                                                                 other non-conventional
                                                                                                 weaponsexplosive
                                                                                                 devices (IEDs) and
                                                                                                 other risks.




Technology        U.S. Department of         Rural broadband               Distance Learning,    Grants, loans and loan $2.5 billion     Waiting for USDA             Bill Vogt
                  Agriculture, Rural Utilities providers, medical          Telemedicine, and     guarantees for                          federal program              Rural Utilities
                  Service                    providers and educational Broadband                 broadband                               guidelines.                  Service
                                             entities                                            infrastructure. Seventy-                                             (318) 640-
                                                                                                 five percent of the area                                             1407
                                                                                                 to be served by such                                                 Bill.vogt@
                                                                                                 funds shall be in a rural                                            usda.gov
                                                                                                 area without sufficient
                                                                                                 access to high speed
                                                                                                 broadband service.

Technology        Department of              Institutions of higher        EDA American          Provides construction       $180 million Deadline to submit          Michael Diestel
                  Commerce, National         education (or a               Recovery Program      of science research                     letters of intent is June    (301) 975-
                  Institutes of Technology   consortium of institutions                          facilities outside of                   25, 2009 and deadline        8809
                                             of higher education), non-                          NIST.                                   to submit Auguest 10,        michael.
                                             profit organizations acting                                                                 2009. Visit                  diestel
                                             in cooperation with                                                                         www.nist.gov/recovery/c @nist.gov
                                             officials of a political                                                                    onstruction_ffo.html
                                             subdivision of a State, and
                                             State and local
                                             governments.




Louisiana ARRA Competitive Grant Opportunities                                         18                                                                            Drafted 7/9/2010
     TYPE           FEDERAL AGENCY            ELIGIBLE ENTITIES            PROGRAM NAME           DESCRIPTION        AMOUNT         CURRENT STATUS           CONTACT
Technology        Department of            Institutions of higher        Technologies          Develops and expands $4.7 billion   Waiting for program      Continue to
                  Commerce, National       education (or a               Opportunities Program broadband services to               guidance. NTIA and       visit
                  Telecommunications and consortium of institutions                            rural and underserved               RUS have issued a        www.ntia.doc.g
                  Technology               of higher education), non-                          areas and improve                   resquest for information ov/recovery for
                  Administration           profit organizations acting                         access to broadband                 for ideas on how to      updates
                                           in cooperation with                                 by public safety                    develop the broadband
                                           officials of a political                            agencies.                           program. File via
                                           subdivision of a State, and                                                             www.ntia.doc.gov/broad
                                           State and local                                                                         bandgrants.
                                           governments.




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