Delta Local Development District Assistance
To provide planning and development resources in multicounty areas; to help develop the technical competence essential to sound development assistance; and to meet the objectives stated under the program entitled Delta Regional Development (90.200).
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Delta Regional Authority
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Multicounty organizations certified by the State.
Certificate by the Governor. State Delta Plan and Strategy Statement must describe the procedures for the participation of local development districts in the Delta development planning process. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87, for State and local governments.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applications must be submitted and approved by the State Member of DRA. All proposed projects must meet the requirements of the State Delta Plan and Strategy Statement and Investment Program submitted annually before December 15. A letter of transmittal signed by the State Member and Standard Forms 424 are required.
Upon determination that the State approved project is eligible within an Authority approved Delta State Development Plan and Strategy Statement and Investment Program, The Federal Co-Chairman determines that the project satisfies all Federal requirements.
Those imposed by each State and the general requirements of the Authority; that is, proposed projects shall be included in each of the State's approved project funding program which is submitted annually before December 15, and grant applications should be submitted to the Authority 90 days prior to the beginning of the grant period (beginning of the calendar year).
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
For administrative expenses, including technical services of certified local development districts; in addition to the uses and use restrictions detailed in the Delta Development Program (90.200). Funds may be used only in the performance of grantees program and in accord with the budget, and agreements thereto, as approved by the Authority.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
The grantee shall keep records for not less than 3 years which fully disclose the purpose, amount and disposition of DRA funds and other contributions.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance is provided for 12 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: .
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Inquiries and proposals for projects should be submitted first to Delta State office designated by the Governor. Other inquiries may be addressed to: Executive Director, Delta Regional Authority, 236 Sharkey Avenue, Suite 400, Clarksdale, MS 38614. Telephone (662) 624-8600.
(Not Applicable) FY 07$396,000.00; FY 08$396,000.00; FY 09 est $396,000.00; - FY 07 $396,000; FY 08 $396,000; and FY 09 est $396,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The Delta Regional Authority Code (limited distribution); Delta Regional Authority Annual Report; The Communique an online journal devoted to the special problems and accomplishments of regional development.
Examples of Funded Projects