Have an idea?  We can help you turn it into a business.

The Entrepreneur's Roadmap is a free comprehensive guide to starting a business.

The Entrepreneur's Roadmap is a free comprehensive guide to starting a business.

Idea Support provides free expert feedback to help you improve your idea.

Idea Support provides free expert feedback to help you improve your idea.

The BALSA Grant provides cash and mentorship to help you start your business.

The BALSA Grant provides cash and mentorship to help you start your business.


 
We believe that lowering barriers to entrepreneurship will help promote social equity and prosperity in our region.
— The BALSA Foundation
 

We provide mentorship and resources to help first-time entrepreneurs get started, and rely on support from the entrepreneurial community to do so.  

You can help us by volunteering your time or donating to The BALSA Grant.  

Learn more about us.