Our Small and Emerging Business Program is designed to provide small and emerging businesses with contracting/purchasing opportunities to level the playing field. We hope to enhance economic development within the Parish by development of these businesses.
Net Worth of your business must be less than $1,500,000
51% of the business is owned by individuals with a personal net worth of $400,000 or less
How to Register
Obtain registration forms from the Purchasing Department or download (see quick links to the right).
Complete the forms and have them notarized
Return the forms to the Purchasing Division
Businesses meeting all qualifications will receive Parish certification
Incentives to Become Certified
Opportunity to strengthen your business
Reciprocal Local Recognition
The Parish will recognize other small business certification programs from:
City of Shreveport
Small Business Administration 8a
Louisiana Department of Economic Development, Small and Emerging Business