Solutions that Transform Communities

Over 30 Years of Planning & Resilience Leadership

GCR’s planning experts, augmented by disaster recovery practitioners, have been actively engaged in supporting recovery and resilience-building efforts across the country.

We provide resources that enable us to engage immediately in recovery efforts and comprehensive capabilities for rebuilding safer, stronger, and more resilient communities.

We offer in-depth knowledge of sustainable development, demographic analysis, and best practices on bringing equitable, catalytic change to communities. Backed by our technology and GIS departments, we turn evidence-based planning into data visualization, helping clients make key policy decisions.


Louisiana Flood Recovery Support

Louisiana Office of Community Development – Disaster Recovery Unit In anticipation of an initial allocation of HUD CDBG-DR funding in response to the Great Floods of 2016, the Louisiana Office of Community Development – Disaster Recovery Unit (OCD-DRU) engaged GCR...

New York State– Disaster Recovery Operations Support

The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery provides oversight to all facets of the State’s recovery from Hurricane Irene (2011), Tropical Storm Lee (2011) and Superstorm Sandy (2012). It is also the direct administrator of the State’s $4 billion allocation of Community...

National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) – Phases I & II

MULTIPLE CLIENTS: State of Louisiana; State of California, Shelby County, TN; Birmingham, AL; State of Florida; State of New York; St. Tammany Parish, LA; Jefferson Parish, LA; Springfield, MA In September 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Community Planning & Resilience Solutions


Our CommunityIQ solution is a web-based GIS application that analyzes a community’s demographics, housing statistics, and economy. It turns assessment data and written plans into a living resource, enabling decision makers to visualize and report on data attributes key to maximizing the benefits of their investments.


Our RecoveryIQ solution is a web-based application that aggregates federal funding sources into related areas (i.e. Housing, Economic Development, and Infrastructure), providing a breakdown of the funding allocated, obligated, and disbursed. It allows data to be filtered by program, project type, and location for both government staff and public users.

Project Management & Regulatory Compliance

Our Management and Compliance services provide the framework, guidance, and actionable tools to facilitate a successful project start while laying the foundation for efficient and compliant full project lifecycle management.

Policy, Planning & Analytics

Our Policy, Planning, and Analytics services offer a wealth of knowledge on sustainable development, demographic analysis, and best practices for bringing equitable, catalytic change to communities.

Industry Leading Results


NDRC funding awarded to our clients

(nearly 25% of the total available)


HUD funding supported or managed

(including CDBG-DR, CDBG-NDR, and HUD entitlement grants)


GCR’s recovery, resilience, and planning expertise, rooted and developed in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region, has grown into a national practice. We serve clients across the country, providing a tailored suite of solutions adapted to local needs and conditions.

For more information on community planning and resilience services,
contact Ted Guillot, Director of Community Planning and Resilience

[email protected]    |    504.304.0733