Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more


Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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Business Plan - Budget

A budget is the expected future financial performance for a business. Budgets are used plan future business operations and compare actual performance with planned performance. Use... Read more


Business Plan Twelve Month Cash Flow Projection

A cash flow projection reports the sources and uses of cash in a business.  It compares the sources of cash with the uses of cash as a means to determine the sufficiency of cash.... Read more


Business Plans and Budgets

A budget is sometimes described as a dream buster or a reality check. It serves the purpose of giving or not giving credibility to the brainstorm. Read more


Counseling Information (Form 641)

Use this form to request counseling from our chapter. Be sure to fill it out prior to your counseling session. Read more


Business Plan

This business plan is a generic model suitable for all types of businesses. However, you should modify it to suit your particular circumstances. The act of planning helps you to... Read more


Payment Calculation

Use this template to calculate your loan amortization and payment schedule. This template is an editable Excel spreadsheet. Read more


Pre-Counseling Questionnaire

Try to answer these questions to prepare for your counseling session. We will work through these questions with you, plus other, in your counseling session. The better prepared... Read more


Baton Rouge SCORE Local Resources

Browse Baton Rouge SCORE local templates and tools to help you start or grow your business! Read more


Does Your Small Business Qualify for Government Contracts?

Does Your Small Business Qualify for Government Contracts? This tool can help you determine if you qualify as a "small business" under SBA size standards. Qualifying as "small"... Read more

Passion, Reality and Starting a Business

When an entrepreneur thinks about starting a business, there are two distinct concepts critical to success: PASSION Passion was described best by Steve Jobs - “…Because the people... Read more

9 Steps to Starting Your Own Nonprofit

When you decide to form a nonprofit, be aware that there are changing factors from state to state for nonprofit corporations. Each state is different and it is highly important... Read more

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National Small Business Week Virtual Conference 2020

This event will include educational presentations and panel discussions that help both new and existing businesses to recover, adapt and innovate. Read more

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