Community Development Financial Institutions in Louisiana

Learn More about CDFI's and Small Business Resources in Louisiana see here

While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, one of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development is the Community Development Financial Institution Fund managed by the US Department of the Treasury.

Community Development Financial Institutions fall into four categories:

  • Community Development Loan Funds
  • Community Development Credit Unions
  • Community Development Banks - Including Thrifts and Holding Companies
  • Community Development Venture Capital Funds

close this section

Community Foundations Map
blue icon SBDC | red icon SCORE | green icon WBC |green icon Other SBA Partner | dollar icon CDFI
CDFI's in Louisiana





Featured Government Grant Resources


Department of Agriculture: Value Added Producer Grants

The Value-Added Producer Grants program is geared towards helping the Independent Producers of Agricultural Commodities, Agriculture Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Business Ventures in developing techniques that would create marketing opportunities and establish business plans involving viable marketing opportunities that involve the production of bio-based products from agricultural commodities.







Secondary Market Lending Authority Program

The Small Business Administration has constituted the Secondary Market Lending Authority program, one which aims to provide liquidity for the secondary market, thereby ultimately encouraging new lending opportunities from banks of Small Business Administration guaranteed loans.





Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social innovators can make a real impact – spectator.sme.sk

Social innovators can make a real impact – spectator.sme.sk
SOCIAL innovations are new strategies, ideas and approaches to solving problems, and the number of...








More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


National Flagship Language Program Grants To U.S. Institutions Of Higher Education | Durum Wheat Quality Program | HUBZone Program | Community Development Block Grants/Entitlement Grants | Special Education_Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Childre |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2018 Copyright Michael Saunders