Small Business Resource Partners

 


 

 

SCORE logo

SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops, and educational resources since 1964.

 

Louisville Forward logo

Louisville Forward – the city’s, integrated approach to economic and community development. 

 

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KSBDC provides valuable tools to help entrepreneurs make informed business decisions when planning to open a new business, purchase an existing business or expand an established business.

 

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Jewish Family & Career Services expand possibilities for each person and every family to meet life’s challenges with confidence.

 

Office of Resilience and Community Services logo  

Resilience and Community Services provides education, job training, financial empowerment, and financial assistance programs for individuals and families.

 

Louisville Metco Loan Program logo
The METCO Loan Program

(METCO) governs metro government’s small business loans, and provides financial assistance through commercial loans for new and expanding businesses, including facade, accessibility, and gap financing loans.

 

Louisville Free Public Library logo

We can help you gather information to start your own business, locate suppliers, determine the outlook for an industry, find other companies in your field, contact associations and organizations that serve your industry, and more.

 

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Cabinet for Economic Development

 

The Cabinet for Economic Development works to attract new industries and assists existing companies to grow and expand.

 

GLI Enterprise Corp logo

GLI’s EnterpriseCorp is dedicated to building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and culture for small, early, and second-stage fast-growth firms.

 

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions, and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

 

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Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005, with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive.

 

Community Ventures

 

Community Ventures helps people own homes and start businesses because we believe in people’s dreams.

 

University of Louisville Family Business Center logo 

The FBC is a community where business-owning families can exchange strategies and experiences, safely explore challenging issues, and learn from leading experts in areas that are unique to family businesses.

 

LHOME Logo

LHOME is a mission-driven nonprofit financial institution that provides affordable loan products and financial coaching services to low-income small business owners, renters, and homeowners in Louisville, KY.

 

 

Louisville Free Public Library logo

We can help you gather information to start your own business, locate suppliers, determine the outlook for an industry, find other companies in your field, contact associations and organizations that serve your industry, and more.

 

KYPTAC Logo

We work with companies that sell to federal, state, and local government agencies. Thus, our primary goal is to guide Bluegrass businesses to win more government contracts.

 

Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Logo

Our mission is to expand access to microbusiness education for underrepresented creative entrepreneurs.

Access Ventures logo  

Established by Access Ventures, the Growth Loan is designed for small business owners who are unable to access capital through traditional underwriting methods.