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Dec 21, 2023 • Pamela Garcia

#WeAreBCL: Leo Pozzobon. Leo joined our team just over three months ago, and he’s been an indispensable asset ever since.

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Oct 11, 2023 • BCL of Texas

Amidst the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we sat down with our founder Rosa to share her perspective on being a Latina leader in the realms of economic development and finance. We discussed her challenges, her inspirations, and her unwavering commitment to empowering underserved communities.

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Jun 25, 2021 • BCL of Texas

BCL is proud and grateful to have worked with the SBA to adapt to the new guidelines and rapidly accommodate the influx of PPP applicants. During the month of May, we dispersed our largest volume of small business loans ever in such a short period of time. In total, we loaned over $4.8 million to nearly 200 small businesses across the state during the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program.

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Jan 22, 2021 • BCL of Texas

Before covid-19 hit, veteran-owned business Eagle Pride Supply was going strong - growing their business revenue 24-fold over just a couple of years. As an essential business providing supplies for government contracts and more, owner Patrick Myers was ready to weather the storm. But as smaller businesses shut down, suppliers tightened credit, and the consumer spending slowed, the effects of the prolonged shutdown began to affect his business too.

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May 5, 2020 • Rosa Rios Valdez

BCL processed just over $1,000,000 of PPP loans within hours of the Round 2 PPP opening. As promised, the SBA staggered the submission process to allow smaller non-profits and community banks a first opportunity to submit our loans for approval. The race to get PPP funding was slowed down so that small businesses could have ample time to get their documentation to their lenders. And unlike the first round of PPP that was allocated within a few days, there is PPP capital available and BCL is here to help with your application.

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Jan 29, 2020 • BCL of Texas

We’re pleased to name Harry Looknanan, Jr., as BCL of Texas Board Treasurer, after one year of service on our Board of Directors.

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Aug 23, 2019 • BCL of Texas

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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Aug 9, 2018 • BCL of Texas

BCL is so proud to announce that Jackie Jones, our Director of Mortgage Lending, was named one of Mortgage Professional America’s Elite Women of 2018! MPA’s annual list features top women in the mortgage industry who are expertly leading and shaping a more diverse industry.

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Nov 27, 2017 • Brian K. Marshall

If you want to start a business, you’ve probably thought of using your savings, asking friends and family for help, putting expenses on your credit card, and applying for a traditional bank loan. The first two options work well, provided you’ve got a little socked away and your nearest and dearest believe in your dreams as much as you do. The third could put your personal credit in serious jeopardy, not to mention racking up some crazy interest charges. The fourth, traditional bank loans, aren’t always easy to come by when you’re an entrepreneur (perhaps surprisingly). That’s where microloans come into the picture.

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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 • BCL of Texas

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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Apr 19, 2017 • BCL of Texas

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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