(a) The department is authorized to utilize specified amounts of the economic development set aside for a reservation of funds program to establish or enhance local revolving loan fund programs.
(b) To the extent that the department determines that some local communities lack capacity to apply for and administer projects under this section and Section 50832, the department may utilize federal training dollars to provide training services to those communities. In providing
training, the department may contract with training entities, provide the training directly, or make stipends available for that training.
(c) Utilizing only existing Community Development Block Grant administrative funds, the department shall make every effort to assist communities unable to demonstrate compliance with federal regulations to come into compliance, which may include providing communities training in revolving loan fund administration through outside contractors.