The SEBD program is a joint initiative of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development (LED) and the Southwest Louisiana Partnership for Economic Development. This program offers at a reduced cost managerial and technical assistance to certified small and emerging businesses in Allen, Beauregard, Cameron, Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis parishes.

What Services Are Available For Assistance?

  • Accounting
  • Cash flow management
  • Computer training
  • Website design
  • Human resources
  • Marketing assistance
  • Legal services
  • Inventory management
  • Entrepreneurial training and more…

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What is the Process?

  • Complete the application online at
  • LED reviews your application
  • Certification status is emailed to you
  • Once you are certified, contact Adrian Wallace
  • Receive assistance as identified in the assessment

Once you are certified as a Small & Emerging Business, you will be scheduled for one or more assessments to determine the type of managerial and technical services that you need.

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