Women’s center gets grant funds

The Enterprise Consortium of the Gulf Coast Women’s Business Center has been awarded $14,800 in partnership grant program funds to assist the nonprofit in its mission.

Officials from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, American Bank & Trust Co., Home Bank, IberiaBank and St. Martin Bank & Trust Co. presented the grant.

The center offers start-up assistance, business consultation services, training, networking opportunities, access to financing and other services to business owners and aspiring business owners. ECGC Women’s Business Center will use the PGP funds to provide technical assistance training to the clients it serves.