Local Partners


The LSBDC at Southern University partners with local organizations including economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, municipalities, and other community groups to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Capital Region.
 
 
The Center for Rural and Small Business Development operates as the result of a contractual agreement between Southern University Agricultural Research and ExtensionCenter and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
 
The scope of work for the Center is to provide information and technical assistance to under-represented groups in traditionally agricultural and other natural resource dependent communities by encouraging business development.
 
Louisiana PTACwas established to generate employment and improve the general economy of Louisiana by assisting business firms in obtaining and performing under the U.S. Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local government contracts.
 
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) is a nonprofit, investor-driven organization with over 1,500 member businesses, civic organizations, education institutions, and individuals. Its mission is to lead economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge metropolitan area.

The mission of the Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce is to represent the common interest of business and the community, while responsibly promoting economic development and improving the quality of life vital for the future growth and prosperity of Pointe Coupee Parish.
 
The mission of ACCION Louisiana is to provide credit and service to small businesses that do not have access to loans from commercial sources, and to provide leadership and service to the micro lending field on a national level.
 
ACCION Louisiana provides individual business loans from $500 to $50,000 for startups and up to $100,000 for established businesses. ACCION also provides business lines of credit from $5,000-$50,000 for established businesses with two years of financial history. All loan funds repaid to ACCION are reinvested in the community. 
 
Seedco Financial provides financing and business services to small businesses that cannot access affordable financing through traditional sources.

We offer these financing and business services across a wide range of industries and business types. The Small Business Loan Fund seeks to support businesses in underserved communities as well as businesses owned by underrepresented or disadvantaged groups such as women and minorities
MEPOL provides Louisiana's manufacturing companies with a wide array of fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market.

Continuous improvement, new product and market development, green initiatives, quality, marketing, exporting-- you name it-- at MEPOL, we make the connections that help our state's manufacturers move upward in profitability and growth.


616 Harding Boulevard

Baton Rouge , LA 70807
Phone: (225) 771-2891
Email: lsbdc.subr@lsbdc.org

M - F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

 

 

 

Parishes Served:
Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana





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