Louisiana Economic Development
These programs are administered by Louisiana Economic Development through the Louisiana Economic Development Corporation. For additional information on these programs, please contact LEDC at 225-342-5675.
Bonding Assistance Program
Aids certified small and emerging businesses in reaching the bonding capacity required for specific projects.
Contract Loan Program
Provides a loan participation and guarantee to a bank for government contract loans.
Micro Loan Program
Provides loan guarantees and participations to banks for micro-business loans, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.
Microenterprise Development Program
Provides self-employment training that gives entrepreneurs the competitive advantage they need to succeed.
Small and Emerging Business Development Program
Assists Louisiana’s small businesses with entrepreneurial training, legal needs, marketing, business planning, computer skills and accounting.
Small Business Loan Program
Provides loan guarantees and participations to banks in order to facilitate capital accessibility for businesses.