Resources Within the River Region Parishes –
Local Business Associations
We've provided some links to resources within the River Parishes. This list is by no means comprehensive. If you would like to see additional resources added or report a broken link, please contact the Chamber at 985-359-9777. Please note that some of these links may open in a new window.
St. John Parish: www.sjpba.org
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry: www.labi.org
Political Action Research Council: www.la-par.org
Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center: www.la-ptac.org
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center was established to generate employment and improve the general economy of Louisiana by assisting business firms in obtaining and performing under the U.S. Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local government contracts.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center
The team at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region wants to help your business succeed! Whether you have a new venture or an existing business looking for strategies on expansion, the SBDC Team is available to help you reach your goals. The SBDC offers a wide variety of business seminars and confidential one-on-one counseling. Visit www.lsbdc.org.
South Central Planning & Development Commission
"Simply to help member parishes and municipalities plan for the future."
South Central Planning is a diverse, ever changing Commission serving many different constituencies - made specially for and by local governments in the South Central Region. www.scpdc.org
• Small Business Revolving Capital Fund Application (pdf)
• Small Business Plan Workbook (pdf)
• Outline of a Typical Business Plan (pdf)