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Weekly Business Bulletin

By Renita D. Young, NOLA.com | The Times Picayune April 05, 2015 at 10:27 AM, updated April 06, 2015 at… Read More»

Microlender LiftFund gets $1 million from HUD

Microlender LiftFund gets $1 million from HUD

Advocate staff report April 10, 2015 Nonprofit microlender LiftFund has an extra $1 million for qualified small businesses in Louisiana… Read More»

Delta region receives $1 million federal grant

Delta region receives $1 million federal grant

Michael Sheffield Senior Staff writer- Memphis Business Journal April 9, 2015 Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas could see an increase in… Read More»

How a small business lender saved Baton Rouge boutique bakery Sugarbelle

How a small business lender saved Baton Rouge boutique bakery Sugarbelle

by bill lodge| blodge@theadvocate.com April 04, 2015 Kasie Coleman recalled a terrible day in April 2012 when she feared her… Read More»

How small-business lender LiftFund is finding its success

How small-business lender LiftFund is finding its success

The Advocate by bill lodge on April 4, 2015 blodge@theadvocate.com Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER — Ivan Varnado of… Read More»