Financial Empowerment Program

Take your business skills & knowledge to the next level!

The Financial Empowerment Program is designed to help small business owners gain critical insight into understanding the financial health of their business and position themselves to make better financial management decisions, so they can grow. This program is designed to help business owners take greater control of the success of their business by improving their ability to understand, interpret, and make fundamental financial decisions. Participants will strengthen their familiarity with key financial concepts, financial statements and their uses, and sources and requirements for capital. The program includes engaging interactive group sessions and individualized advisement.

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Through the Financial Empowerment Program, small business entrepreneurs will receive:

  • Technical assistance: Cohort-style workshops and trainings
  • One-on-one financial counseling with TruFund staff and other subject matter experts
  • Loan application assistance: One-on-one counseling for clients who are actively seeking financing

Program topics include:

  • Understanding financial statements
  • Preparing for and accessing capital
  • Business resiliency
  • Managing cash flow
  • Building, maintaining, and repairing credit

Our goal is to strengthen the ability of small business owners to understand, interpret, and make basic financial decisions.