Business Development Services & Technical Assistance

TruFund’s lending activities are supported by our business development services. TruFund offers a diverse array of topics and customized technical assistance (TA) in core areas.  TruFund provides services that are tailored for disadvantaged entrepreneurs and micro enterprises that are seeking financing or technical assistance.

The main objectives of these technical assistance programs are to provide disadvantaged entrepreneurs and micro enterprises with the tools and skills needed to maintain successful operations, capitalize upon growth opportunities, assist them to access affordable capital and successfully manage debt.

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

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE)

  • Financial Empowerment Program
  • TruFund’s Women In Business (An EmpowHERment Program)
  • TruAccess® Contractor Program

TYPES OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

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

IMPACT

  • Since 2014, 5,732 business owners attended training
  • More than 1,617 clients have received one-to-one counseling
  • TruFund has facilitated 283 workshops for business success
  • TruFund has delivered more than 700 hours of group training to business owners

 

For more information about our Business Developement & Technical Assistance Support Services, please contact us at Info@TruFund.org or call us at: (212) 204-1303 or contact your local office.