City of Baton Rouge

manages community support, economic development, education, entertainment, health services, and is the hub of community involvement and advancement

Southern University College of Business

prepares students for business careers; contributes to public and private sectors through business outreach activities, research, and community engagement

Southern University Center for Rural & Small Business Development

provides information and technical assistance to under-represented groups in agricultural and natural resource dependent communities by encouraging business development

Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

generates employment, improves the Louisiana economy through small and large businesses, assists business firms in obtaining and performing on contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal, state, and local governments

Baton Rouge Area Chamber

leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge metropolitan area

Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce

supports and represents local parish business and industry, promotes economic development, and improves the quality of life

Accion Louisiana

provides lines of credit, access to loans, and service to small businesses while supplying leadership and service to the micro lending field on a national level

SEEDCO Financial Services

provides financing and business services to underserved small businesses


provides Louisiana’s manufacturing companies with fundamental services, helping them to become more efficient, resilient, and strong in an increasingly competitive global market

East Baton Rouge Parish Libraries

connects citizens with information, resources, materials, technology, and experiences

Ascension Parish Library

connects citizens with resources, education, technology, and recreation; strives to maintain a program of service to locate information, guide reading, and promote the most effective use of these materials