LiftFund Women’s Business Center

The Dallas/Fort Worth LiftFund Women’s Business Center (WBC) is dedicated to supporting business owners, especially women and minorities, through business education and business consulting. Since 2018, the WBC has been serving the Dallas/Fort Worth small business community with individual consultations and group training entrepreneurs at all stages of their business. Whether you need a start-up business plan, or advice and seminars on business and market planning to grow your business, we are here for you.

About

The Dallas/Fort Worth LiftFund Women’s Business Center (WBC) is dedicated to supporting business owners, especially women and minorities, through business education and business consulting. Since 2018, the WBC has been serving the Dallas/Fort Worth small business community with consultations and trainings to entrepreneurs at all stages of their business. Whether you need a start-up business plan, or advice and seminars on business and market planning to grow your business, we are here for you.

The WBC is a program of LiftFund, a non-profit small business lender, and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We provide innovative business support services like technical and soft skill trainings, accelerator programs, individual consultations, and strategic partnerships with other small business service providers. The LiftFund Women’s Business Center is funded in part by the US Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership.

Our Counseling Services Include
  • Business Start Up: assist with concept ideas, financial forecasts, market research, and general start-up assistance for new business venture
  • Business Plan Development: assist with writing and formalizing the business plan and financial projections
  • Business Growth: assist with exploring funding options and preparing for loan applications; brainstorming ideas and creating action plans with SMART goals
  • Marketing Plans: Assist with writing and formalizing a responsive marketing plan that meets your needs; assist with development of business social media pages and website
  • Management Assistance: Assist with financial management, human resource management, organization and operations

Services Provided

Become Supplier or Vendor

  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance

Business Planning

  • Learn Dallas regulations and markets
  • Research a business idea
  • Find research tools & data sources
  • Write a marketing plan
  • Write a business plan

Corporate Responsibility

  • Volunteer opportunities

Find Funding

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Accelerator (Startup) Program
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Research Projects
  • Internship Program
  • Student marketing Projects

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing & Sales

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Competitive Analysis

Mentors

  • Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Training Programs
  • Accelerator (Startup) Program

Networking & Associations

  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General
  • Geographically Based
  • Demographically Based

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Research a business idea
  • Find research tools and data sources
  • Business Research Resources

Startup / Form a Business

  • Startup business counseling
  • Formation & registration
  • Tax issues & ID numbers
  • Buy a business / franchise
  • Other startup issues
  • Startup Classes

Startup Event / Community Building

  • Networking-Type Events

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • Accelerator (Startup) Program
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Business Management and Strategy Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup or Pre-Launch Training
Primary Contact
Tarsha Polk
Address
8828 N. Stemmons Freeway
Suite 142
Dallas, TX 75247