The Main Street Recovery Program kept small businesses across Louisiana open! All $275 million in grant funds have been obligated.

About Main Street Recovery

On June 1, 2020, the Louisiana Legislature passed $275M in relief funds for Louisiana small businesses.  Authored by Senators Bodi White and Heather Cloud, the Main Street Grant Recovery Program provided grants of up to $15,000 for more than 20,000 businesses across the state. The Program was administered by the Louisiana Department of Treasury (John M. Schroder, State Treasurer).



Read the original legislation creating the program, see the list of grant awards or find out the answers to check questions. 


Frequently Asked Questions

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Will my application still be reviewed?

The program received substantially more applications than we were able to fund. All funds have been exhausted. 

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Can I still apply?

The Main Street Recovery Program has obligated all existing funds. We stopped taking applications at 12 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2020. 

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Will my grant be taxed?

According to the IRS, the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program is required to report to the IRS the amounts paid to individuals and small businesses using form 1099-G. These forms will be mailed to grant recipients. 

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Questions? Contact the Main Street Recovery Program: 1-225-342-0010