TruFund Financial Services, Inc., Restore Louisiana Small Business Program To Provide Assistance To Small Businesses Impacted By 2016 Floods

NEW ORLEANS – The Restore Louisiana Small Business Program has partnered with TruFund Financial Services, Inc. to provide financial assistance to small business owners in 17 parishes that suffered substantial flood-related damages during the 2016 floods.

         Small businesses in East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Ascension, St. James, Tangipahoa, Washington, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Livingston, Beauregard, Jefferson Davis, Allen, Calcasieu, Pointe Coupee, Iberville, East Feliciana, and West Feliciana Parishes are eligible to receive $20,000 – $50,000 in loan assistance through the Restore Louisiana Small Business Program.

         "We know that there are many business owners throughout our local communities that are still trying to put their lives back together after last year's devastating floods," said James H. Bason, president and CEO, TruFund Financial Services, Inc. "Providing these hard working men and women with the resources and access to capital they need to rebuild their businesses is a step forward to help these families regain a sense of normalcy."

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         TruFund, in partnership with the Southwest Louisiana Alliance SEED Center, the Microbusiness Enterprise Corporation of Ascension (MBECA) and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) organizations- Southeastern Louisiana University and Southern University, will host a series of informational sessions in several parishes in late-May and June for small business owners to learn more about the financial assistance available through the Restore Louisiana Small Business Program. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with TruFund loan officers and submit applications.

         View a list of informational sessions here

         Small business owners can also apply for the program in person at the TruFund office, located at 8550 United Plaza Blvd, Suite #702 in Baton Rouge.

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         "Small business owners are the economic lifelines of our local communities, and we must do everything we can to provide critical financial support during these challenging times," said Kim Carter Evans, national director of Corporate Communications, TruFund Financial Services. "We hope that this program will assist these deserving families in moving forward."

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