SWLA Economic Improvement Alliance launches small enterprise restoration method



a group of people posing for the camera: Michelle McInnis, SWLA Alliance Director of Major Events & Workforce Development; Swift; Anya McInnis of Cameron LNG and Kelly Prasser, Senior Manager of External Affairs at Sempra Energy


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Michelle McInnis, SWLA Alliance Director of Important Activities & Workforce Advancement Swift Anya McInnis of Cameron LNG and Kelly Prasser, Senior Manager of External Affairs at Sempra Vitality

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) – The SWLA Financial Improvement Alliance and The Chamber SWLA are saying the SWLA Alliance “Pathway to Small Business Recovery” Grant System.

“The goal of this software is to enable hurricane-impacted businesses have some fast funding, so they can get back in business”, mentioned George Swift, President/CEO of the SWLA Alliance. “We are incredibly appreciative that the Sempra Vitality Basis and Cameron LNG realize that these battling firms have to have assistance.”

The system was created doable thanks to a $150,000 seed grant from the Sempra Electrical power Basis. It is intention is to offer immediate money assistance to having difficulties tiny businesses that have fewer than 25 personnel in Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes.

“Our hearts are with every person impacted by the current hurricanes in the Gulf Coastline spot and we’re very pleased to help Alliance SWLA’s program to enable small organizations as they operate to recuperate and rebuild,” mentioned Lisa Alexander, president of the Sempra Power Basis. “We are committed to strengthening the communities the place we work and this software will do just that by supporting the folks of Southwest Louisiana.”

According to Swift, Cameron LNG is also supporting the Alliance’s administration of the grant program with a different donation.



a group of people posing for a photo: Swift; Stevie Trahan, Cameron LNG External Affairs Manager; Anya McInnis of Cameron LNG, and McInnis.


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Swift Stevie Trahan, Cameron LNG External Affairs Supervisor Anya McInnis of Cameron LNG, and McInnis.

To use for the application firms will will need to fill out the a person-website page application on the SWLA Alliance web page or at the SEED Centre on 4310 Ryan Street in Lake Charles. The SEED Heart is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Just about every applicant will have to be in a position to provide documentation exhibiting the following:

  • That the small business has been in business for two a long time
  • That the enterprise has significantly less than 25 employees,
  • How the business plans to use the grant.

Fifty grants of $3,000 will be readily available. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2020.

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