Start Growing Your Small Business

Free expert business advising for LISC Small Business borrowers across America.


Investing More Than Just Money

LISC Small Business clients can access BusinessAdvising.org’s pool of expert business advisors for free! Sign up today, and we’ll waive your fees thanks to our special partnership agreement.

Our program matches entrepreneurs like you with business advisors who provide tailored, hands-on assistance to help your small business grow and create new jobs. 

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Find The Right Match

BusinessAdvising.org’s pro bono business advisors are active professionals from major banks, consulting firms, and Fortune 500 companies, offering expertise in:

  • Marketing
  • Finance and accounting
  • Executive coaching
  • Business planning
  • Operations (supply chain, B2B, B2C)
  • And more

Companies working with BusinessAdvising.org have increased their annual revenue by 26%, and added jobs at eleven times the national rate.

BusinessAdvising.org also removes geography as a barrier to finding the right mentor. Wherever you are in America — a rural company in Iowa or a brick-and-mortar in downtown Baltimore — we’ll find the best advisor to help your company grow.


About LISC Small Business

LISC Small Business is a nonprofit lender committed to serving small businesses: the backbones of communities and the drivers of job creation, innovation, and economic opportunity. LISC Small Business is part of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the country’s largest nonprofit community development support organization. Since 1979, LISC has invested more than $14 billion to help transform distressed neighborhoods into good places to work, do business, and raise children.

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Meet A Few Of Our Companies

Meet the small business owners that have created quality jobs and economic opportunities in their neighborhoods by working with an advisor.

Triple BK Landscaping

Lila B. Design

CORE Foods

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