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The City of Shreveport, in partnership with SUSLA Community Development Corporation, has established the "Safe Reopening Fund" to support the city's smallest businesses as they transition into a phased reopening and grapple with the economic burdens... Additional Info...
The City of Shreveport will hold a press conference Monday, May 18th at 1:00 PM on the first floor of Government Plaza to announce the official launch of the Shreveport Financial Empowerment Center... Additional Info...
Mayor Adrian Perkins and Mayor Lorenz Walker have decided that the cities of Shreveport and Bossier City will postpone baseball during Phase One. This decision is consistent with the LHSAA’s unanimous decision to postpone all summer sports activities,... Additional Info...
SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO THE FY 2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) & EMERGENCY SOLUTION GRANT (ESG) PROGRAMS
The city of Shreveport receives annual entitlement funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which includes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds. A five-year Consolidated Strategy Plan must be developed before funds are received or expended. Each year of the five-year plan, the City must develop an Action Plan describing how the funds will be used. Any substantial changes in funding, goals or activities require a substantial amendment to the Consolidated Strategy Plan as set forth in 24 CFR Part 91, which includes: To view, click here.
Notice of Funding Availability for 2019 Louisiana Emergency Solutions Grant ProgramThe City of Shreveport has been issued an application package for the Louisiana Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESGP) administered by the Louisiana Housing Corporation “LHC”. Funding available under the Emergency Solutions Grants Program can be used for the following purposes: the rehabilitation or conversion of buildings for use as emergency shelters for the homeless; the payment of certain expenses related to operating emergency shelters; essential services related to emergency shelters and street outreach for the homeless; and, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing assistance.
Applicants for grants under the State ESG Program are limited to units of local government and the Continuum of Care (CoC) Agencies which may distribute all or part of their amounts to private nonprofit organizations for use in eligible program activities. For the purpose of this application, the City of Shreveport is the applicant. Nonprofit organizations interested in developing a project proposal for possible inclusion in an ESGP funding application under consideration by the City of Shreveport may request a copy of the proposal materials by contacting the Department of Community Development, 401 Texas Street, beginning July 11, 2019.
Submission deadline is Monday, July 29, 2019, at 5:00 PM at the Dept. of Community Development 401 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101. For grant proposal, click here.
Notice of the City of Shreveport’s 2018 Amended Workforce Development Plan for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.
The Shreveport Workforce Development Board and the City of Shreveport welcome comments regarding the 2018 Amended Regional/Local Plan for Workforce Development Area #71. This notice initiates the 30-day comment period, which will conclude March 13, 2019. A copy of the draft plan is available, click here to view draft.
Please send written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by mail to: Mr. Herman Vital, Program Director of Workforce Development, City of Shreveport, Community Development, P. O. Box 31109, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71130-1109.
Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community based organizations.