Focus Area: Louisiana-Based

August 9, 2022

Hispanic-Owned Business Grant for Louisiana

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (HCCL) and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation (HCCF), in partnership with Entergy, are thrilled to announce a dedicated fund to award Hispanic-owned businesses disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters with grants that will assist them to offset the losses and move forward.

January 25, 2022

Communities Unlimited, Inc.

Communities United unites hope by bridging racial, economic and geographic boundaries in southern communities emerging from generations of persistent poverty.

September 15, 2021

LiftFund Inc.

LiftFund was founded to level the financial playing field for the underestimated entrepreneur.


The mission of FORGE is to promote community development and economic sustainability by linking investors with borrowers, urban and rural communities, consumers with producers, and low-income groups with basic affordable credit.

TruFund Financial Services, Inc.

TruFund provides affordable, responsible financing to small businesses that cannot access financing through traditional sources.

NewCorp Business Assistance Center

NewCorp Inc. is a certified Community Development Institution whose mission is to be an economic development catalyst by providing technical and financial assistance to small and emerging businesses to improve their basic business capabilities by way of training, counseling, planning and financial products and services.