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The Evangeline Thruway Redevelopment Team (ETRT) is a committee formed by the City-Parish Council in 2015 and consists of 15 members. The members are selected by the City Council, the Mayor-President, UL Lafayette, SMILE, Downtown Development Authority, and the Bayou Vermilion District. The ETRT has been charged with overseeing the planning and implementation of the Evangeline Corridor Initiative as well as providing direct feedback to City Council members on future actions and funding.
Community Initiated Project Grants (CIP Grants)
The Community Initiated Project grants builds upon ideas and dedication in the core of our Evangeline Corridor neighborhoods by providing funds to organizations for certain community based projects. Projects submitted through the grant program should be ones that contribute to place making, community pride, cultural history, or recreation. Grants through this program range from $1,000 to $5,000. Applications are accepted annually during the months of October – December (recipients announced in December). This program allows Evangeline Thruway Redevelopment Team to work alongside organizations large and small to help advance the Evangeline Corridor.
Apply for Cycle Three today! Our grant application period is open October 16, 2023 – December 1, 2023. Do you have a community project ready for funding in the Evangeline Corridor? Follow the below steps to get your application submitted,
Are you having trouble with your application? Check out our MyGovernmentOnline guide for help. Still having trouble? Call the helpdesk at 985.851.0760 or stop by the Community Development and Planning Suite in City Hall (Second Floor).