Business Advisory Services & Programs in Louisiana

TruFund’s lending activities are supported by our business advisory services and programs. TruFund offers a diverse array of topics and customized business development in core areas. TruFund provides services that are tailored for minority, women, and disadvantaged entrepreneurs that are seeking financing or technical assistance.

The main objectives of these programs are to provide underserved entrepreneurs and small businesses with the tools and skills needed to maintain successful operations, capitalize upon growth opportunities, assist with accessing affordable capital, and successfully manage debt.

Our services consist of capacity-building workshops, roundtables, and panels throughout the year coordinated in collaboration with local agencies and community partners. The support services include topics such as: business planning, access to financing, loan readiness, bookkeeping, marketing, and cash flow management.

Business Development Programs

Financial Empowerment Program

The Financial Empowerment Program is designed to help small business owners gain critical insight into understanding the financial health of their business and position…

TruAccess® Contractor Lending & Education Program

TruFund’s TruAccess® Contractor Program is a comprehensive technical assistance program…

Women in Business: An EmpowHERment Program

This program provides business and financial management training for women entrepreneurs. Sessions address…

RENEW: Disaster Recovery & Resiliency Program

A substantial number of disaster-affected businesses never recover. More than 40 percent of businesses never reopen after a disaster…

Empower by GoDaddy

A five-week premium digital marketing program to help businesses establish an effective digital presence.

Types of Business Advisement

  • One-To-One Business Development Consulting
  • Group Training and Workshops
  • Loan Packaging and Bonding Assistance