The 2013 state-level ACCRA cost of living index ranked Louisiana as the 4th-lowest cost of living in the country.
In Louisiana, small businesses are cultivated and supported through aggressive state and local programs. What can Louisiana do for your business?
Learn how to get your business up and running, from registration to licenses and permits.
Fuel your growth, garner technical assistance and learn about available assistance programs offered across the state.
Find the state programs that can help you meet your goals.
All LED Incentives
The SSBCI credit support programs offer a flexible, effective and efficient use of SSBCI funds by providing direct support for small business lending and investment.
The LED Growth Network provides continued access to strategic business resources to companies that have completed either the Economic Gardening Initiative, CEO Roundtables, or both programs.
Locate our regional partners for additional state and local support.
Explore the wide array of financial assistance opportunities offered through state and federal agencies.
Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.