Spruce Root focuses on three program areas: business coaching and technical assistance, the award-winning Path to Prosperity business development competition, and our tailored loan program.
Spruce Root's team of business development experts offer individuals and businesses a wide range of customizable business coaching services. We work with you to develop and refine your business plan, budget, and financial structure.
This competition, a partnership between Spruce Root and The Nature Conservancy, targets Southeast Alaska residents with ideas for triple-bottom-line oriented businesses; those that will have a positive economic, social, and environmental impact on their communities.
Spruce Root's loan program is unique – just like your Southeast Alaskan Business! Our business coaches work with you to develop and refine your business plan, budget, and financial structure before you apply for funds to give your business the strongest opportunity for success. We will consider any business loan opportunity that will promote the economic development of Southeast Alaska.