Resources

ORGANIZATIONS

US Small Business Administration (SBA)

Internal Revenue Service - Small Business & Self Employed Community 
Louisiana Department of Economic Development
 
New Orleans Regional Chamber of Commerce
 
Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission 
Gulf South Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. 
Minority Business Development Agency 
U.S. Small Business Administration - Outside Resources and Links 

Capital Access Project, Inc.
www.capitalaccessproject.org

Good Work Network
www.goodworknetwork.org

Idea Village
www.ideavillage.org

Louisiana Small Business Development Center
http://www.lsbdc.org/

SourceLink NOLA
http://www.sourcelinknola.org/

STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Starting Your Own Business

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Hotlinks to resources to start your business Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Starting Your Own Business

PLANNING

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Startup Kit 
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Plan Outline 
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
 
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Developing a Plan
 
Hotlinks to Business Planning and Marketing Resources

LICENSING PERMITS/BONDING

Louisiana Secretary of State - New Entity Filings
Licenses & Permits
 
Louisiana Small Business Bonding Assistance Program

RESEARCH

United States Census Information 
Louisiana State Census Data Center
 New Orleans Public Library New Orleans Public Library - Business Section
New Orleans Public Library - Demographics Section Louisiana Electronic Assistance Program