Restore Small Business

Restore Louisiana Small Business Loan Program

Call 1-800-630-3791 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

The Restore program has received an extension for Hurricane Laura & Delta applicants. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications no later than April 30, 2024 to South Central Planning and Development Commission to best guarantee that it can be reviewed, processed, and submitted to the state’s Office of Community Development by the state’s June 30th deadline.

Click here to Apply Online.

Click here to download Additional Required Documents.

Our Purpose

To aid in the recovery of small businesses affected by one of the following events:

  • Hurricane Ida
  • Hurricane Laura
  • Hurricane Delta
  • May 2021 – Flood

Eligibility Requirements


  • Business located in a parish impacted by one of the following events:
    • Hurricane Ida
    • Hurricane Laura
    • Hurricane Delta
    • May 2021 – Flood
  • Eligible Parishes (HUD MIDs)
    • Business located in a HUD MID and servicing a vulnerable population or providing an essential good or service may be given priority.


Hurricane Ida & May 2021 Flood
Ascension Assumption Calcasieu
East Baton Rouge East Feliciana Iberia
Iberville Jefferson Lafourche
Livingston Orleans Plaquemines
Point Coupee St. Bernard St. Charles
St. Helena St. James St. John the Baptist
St. Martin St. Mary St. Tammany
Tangipahoa Terrebonne Washington
West Baton Rouge West Feliciana

Hurricane Laura & Hurricane Delta
Acadia Allen Beauregard
Caddo Calcasieu Cameron
Grant Iberia Jackson
Jefferson Davis Lafayette La Salle
Lincoln Morehouse Natchitoches
Ouachita Rapides Sabine
St. Landry St. Martin Union
Vermilion Vernon Winn


  • Minimum of one (1) FTE employee
  • No more than fifty (50) FTE employees
  • **(FTE = Full-Time Equivalent = 35 hours per week)

Gross Revenue

  • Evidence of pre-storm minimum Annual Gross Revenue of $25,000

Operational Status

  • Operating at the time of the noted events
  • Currently operating or can demonstrate the ability to reopen

**Additional requirements may apply**


$10,000 in Physical Damages as a Result of the Storm / Flood


20% Annual Gross Revenue Decline

Use of Funds (Loan Valuation)

  • Monthly rent or mortgage payments
  • Monthly wages and benefits
  • Monthly utilities payments
  • Inventory
  • Moveable equipment necessary for recovery of impacted business

Loan Terms

  • 0% Interest
  • No payments for 6 months
  • 7-year loan term
  • Loans from $10,000 – $150,000
  • An exception may allow up to a maximum award of $250,000
  • 40% loan forgiveness
  • If borrowers comply with post-closing program requirements, 40% of the loan may be forgiven when 60% of principal is repaid
  • No closing or application fees

Location and Hours (Ida and May 2021 Flood)
Location Office Hours
New Orleans
University of New Orleans
“The Beach”
2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 207
New Orleans, LA 70122
M – TH: 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
F: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
DBA Business Center
4657 Westbank EXPY
Marrero, LA 70072
M – TH: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
F: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
100 Port Boulevard, Suite 210
Chalmette, LA 70043
M – TH: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
F: Closed
2200 Veterans Memorial, Suite 200
Kenner, LA 70062
M – TH: 8:00 am – 4:00 PM
F: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Southeastern Louisiana University Business Center
1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, LA 70401
M – TH: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
F: 9:00 am – noon
Baton Rouge
14734 South Harrell’s Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
M – TH: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
F: Closed
5058 W Main Street
Houma, LA 70360
M – F: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Reserve (Laplace)
River Parish Community College
181 Regala Park Road
Reserve, LA 70084
(Enter on side of building facing Airline Hwy)
M – F: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
River Parish Community College
United Way of St. Charles Campus
13145 Hwy 90
Boutte, LA 70039
(Building is set back in large parking lot)
M: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

T – W: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

TH: Closed

F: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lafourche Plaza Shopping Center
18210 West Main St., Suite 5
Galliano, LA 70354
M – F: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location and Hours (Laura and Delta)
Location Office Hours
Lake Charles
SEED Center
4310 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605
M – TH: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
F: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
1917 N Pine Street, Suite C
DeRidder, LA 70634
T & TH: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Jeff Davis Parish Arts and Technology Center
137 N. Main Street
Jennings, LA 70546
By appointment
Grand Lake
10200 Gulf Highway
Lake Charles, LA 70607
By appointment
208 West Gloria Switch
Lafayette, LA 70507
M – TH: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
F: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
408 Pere Megret Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
M – TH: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
F: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Central Louisiana Regional Chamber of Commerce
118 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
By appointment
450 Second Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
By appointment
Don’t see a nearby office? Call us for assistance.

Funded through the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as eligible under Section 105(a)(15) or 105(a)(17) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (HCDA).

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