Tunica-Biloxi Tribe announces the new Tunica-Biloxi COVID Economic Rescue
Program for Tribal-Member Businesses. Qualifying applicants may be eligible for
economic support and/or reimbursement of costs in connection with the COVID-19 public
health emergency. Because funding is limited, a qualifying applicant will receive no more
than $15,000 (amount has to be justified) related to this program. Applicants must complete
the COVID Economic Rescue Program for Tribal-Member Businesses application.
Eligibility for Tribal Member-Owned Businesses
• Businesses must be at least 51% owned by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Member.
• The Tribal-Member business has to be the primary source of income for the Tribal
Member household (at least 51% of income has to be derived from the business
• Must have less than 50 part-time or full-time employees prior to March 11, 2021 and
in operation prior to March 11, 2021;
• Must be able to demonstrate they have faced financial hardship due to the COVID-19
public health emergency.
Filing of Application
A tribal member shall request an application from Jessica Barbry, Budget & Data
Analyst, the employee assigned to coordinate this program. Application submissions may
be either emailed, hand-delivered, or mailed to Jessica Barbry. For email submissions,
please send the application to email@example.com. For mail submissions, please submit
the application to the following address:
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana
Attn: Jessica Barbry, Budget & Data Analyst
150 Melacon Road
Marksville, LA 71351