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Aug 23, 2019 • David Dinoff

In a political climate where grant dollars and subsidies are dwindling, many nonprofit organizations are finding it difficult to stay sustainable and continue to deliver much-needed services to their community, having to turn to alternative funds, such as borrowed capital, to follow through on their mission. As Director of Community Development for BCL of Texas, I recognize that when organizations must take on debt to continue their programs, that debt must be as flexible and affordable as possible in order to reduce the burden on those the organization is committed to serve.

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Jan 24, 2019 • Lindsay Ignatowski

A rising community star, BCL’s Andrea Allen was recently named an honoree for the 5th annual Who’s Who in Black Dallas awards.

With 15 years of mortgage industry experience, Andrea joined the BCL team in 2017 as Mortgage Processing Specialist. We sat down with her for a Q&A about what drives her passion for making a difference.

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Feb 13, 2018 • Brian K. Marshall

While we celebrate the growth of small businesses ownership in the U.S, sadly the African American small business footprint has grown only to 14% of the 28 million small businesses in the nation. Most of this minority group is woefully underserved regarding growth capital and capacity building support.

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Jan 26, 2018 • Lindsay Ignatowski

Port Arthur, Texas, a community of about 50,000 just east of Houston, feels at first glance like a city defined by a crisis that won’t let up.

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Nov 16, 2017 • Lindsay Ignatowski

It’s 10am in the office on a Wednesday and we’re comparing outfits to see who dressed best for the cold weather, and looking for reusable silverware and refillable water bottles for our eco-party. Later in the day, we all take a walk together, open the curtains to let in sunlight to warm the building, and compost our leftovers.

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Oct 13, 2017 • Rosa Rios Valdez

In all the headlines about destruction and rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, one narrative is consistently missing: the small Texas towns outside of the Houston area that are dealing with the same devastating impacts, but with less infrastructure, less national attention, and less support.

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Aug 28, 2017 • Lindsay Ignatowski

BCL of Texas stands in solidarity with our neighbors across Texas who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. We stand ready to help, and to connect you to the resources you need to put your life and business back together.

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May 16, 2017 • Lindsay Ignatowski

BCL celebrated 27 years of serving Texas communities with a public mural unveiling party this Cinco de Mayo at our Austin headquarters on South Congress Avenue.

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Apr 19, 2017 • Lindsay Ignatowski

With 27 years of experience, BCL is committed to building strong communities across the state of Texas. Our toolbox consists of customized lending, small business, and homeownership solutions to promote economic vitality.

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