MISSION: The mission of Winnsboro Main Street is to preserve, restore and encourage economic development in the Historic Downtown District. We combine our efforts to this end with those of the City of Winnsboro, Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Franklin Parish Tourism Commission, and the Princess Theatre to improve the quality of life in this city and parish.

VISION: The vision of Winnsboro Main Street is to see the development of a fully restored Historic District with the cultural components of theatre, library, and museum that will be fed by the business generated within the district, as well as its outer realms. 


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For Immediate Release                                                        
Date: April 4, 2022







Winnsboro Main Street is soliciting “Revive Grant” applications from downtown commercial building and/or business owners.  The Winnsboro Main Street program is able to offer grants for building rehabilitations in the historic downtown district from $1000 to $5,000. Grants are available for exterior rehabilitation and require an 80/20 match.  Applications must be returned to the Winnsboro Main Street Director office located in the Old Post Office Museum no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022.


            Applications received from building and/or business owners will be submitted to the local Historic Preservation Commission and the Winnsboro Main Street Board of Directors for review, approval, and disbursement of funds.


            To be eligible for the Revive Grant funds, a building must be located within the Town of Winnsboro historic downtown district and the funds must be used to improve the exterior façade of the building.  In addition, the proposed work must be approved by the local Historic District Commission and the Winnsboro Main Street board, while also conforming to the guidelines set forth by the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

            The Winnsboro Revive Grant applications, details, and deadlines are available from Winnsboro Main Street Director & Economic Development Coordinator, Sam Sheppard, whose office is located in the Old Post Office Museum, 513 Prairie Street, Winnsboro.  Call 318-435-3781 or email ssheppard.edc@gmail.com for further information.


Building & property owners, Main Street merchants & tenants - please make sure to complete the Contact form below! 
Contact Information Form


Let’s Work Together

P.O. Box 69

513 Prairie Street

Winnsboro, LA 71295

Tel: 318-435-3781

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