Support New Orleans Micro-Enterprise
Apply today to be a Fund 17 Fellow
These beliefs inform our approach to providing tailored assistance to local entrepreneurs.
Our business services are paired with personal finance advice to help our entrepreneurs plan and save for the future.
We leverage our entrepreneurs’ visions for the future to create action plans customized to their own definition of success.
Our entrepreneurs are guided to create sustainable foundations for a bankable enterprise that can grow.
We strive to add “entrepreneur” to the language of self-employed gardeners, bakers, or hair stylists.
We build our services on a foundation of trust and communication.
We believe impact is created through partnership, not traditional service.
On Thursday, April 14th, Fund 17 hosted a networking event with the Tulane Entrepreneurs Association at the YAYA Arts Center in Central City. As community partners, entrepreneurs, staff, and community members congregated in the courtyard to the groove of a funk trio, I began to reflect on my time at Fund 17. I joined the […]
Studying Economics and International Development while also working as a Designer had left me confused as to where my path would lead. However, when I was asked to take on a logo design and then a full re-branding of Fund 17 in the Summer of 2015, I felt it began an answer to a long-time […]
The following is the third installment in our new blog series, “From our Fellows.” Each post is written by a different Fund 17 fellow and serves as a brief inside glimpse into the impact of our business development relationships between fellows and local entrepreneurs. As a Fund 17 fellow, I have been privileged to get to know […]