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The Crowley Main Street Facade Improvement Grant Program

Crowley Main Street has received a new grant to help businesses on its main street with repairs to their businesses.NEWS15 was in Crowley to learn more about what the grant means for businesses.

Posted: Nov 8, 2021 3:32 PM
Updated: Nov 9, 2021 6:43 PM

Lafayette, LA - Anytime you're in Crowley, it gives you that small town, family-based feel whenever you are there. Director of Crowley Main Street Janie Morrison has big plans for the inner workings of the main street program.

Morrison says that the town has improved tremedously, "In the last couple of years, we've really seen an uptick of interest, especially around here. So I just want to make it more vibrant."

With the support of a new grant, Crowley Main Street will give up to $2,500 each to revitalize businesses in the city's main street district.

"To help our business owners make significant improvements to their facades, as well as some interior work. We just want to be able to help these people do small projects that they that they haven't been able to complete in the last couple of years because of COVID."

Mr. L.J. Gielen has benefited off grants in the past and says this will be great owners wanting to make repairs to their business. "You can use it for anything that you want, like painting, fixing your brick fixing the front of your building, fixing your canopy, heping with signs."

In the future, Crowley Main Street is a place that morrison hopes people want to come from all over to visit. "I want to make this a place that people want to come to because its just so fun. you know everyone goes to downton lafayette, I want to bring that atmosphere here and its coming."

If any business owners on the main street in crowley all grant guidelines and application requirements can  Morrison at (337) 783-0824 or CrowelyMainStreet@gmail.com(link sends e-mail).

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