LOUISIANA MAIN STREET OFFERS – MAIN STREET RESTORATION GRANT OPPORTUNITY

(Crowley, LA) – Crowley Main Street is soliciting Main Street Restoration Grant applications
from downtown commercial building and/or business owners. The Louisiana Main Street
program offers grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000. Grants are available for either interior
or exterior building rehabilitation projects.

Applications received from Crowley Main Street building and/or business owners will compete
statewide for funding with other Main Street communities. Over the years, Crowley Main
Street has received nearly $141,000 in redevelopment grant funds from the Louisiana Main
Street program, initiating $15 million in local projects costs plus associated jobs and economic
stimulation.

To be eligible for Main Street Restoration Grant funds, a building must be located within the
downtown Main Street district, be used for commercial purposes, and be at least 50 years old.
In addition, the proposed work must be approved by the Crowley Historic District Commission
and the Louisiana Main Street office, while also conforming to the guidelines set forth by the
Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

The Main Street Restoration Grant applications, details and deadlines are available by
contacting Crowley Main Street Board President Jill Habetz at 783-7422 or
CrowleyMainStreet@gmail.com .

Applications must be reviewed by Crowley Main Street no later than Friday, July 24, 2020 and
must be postmarked for delivery to Louisiana Main Street no later than Friday, July 31, 2020.