Partnerships

ASSOCIATION FOR RENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES (AEO)
BCNA is a proud member of AEO, a national membership organization that is dedicated to supporting microenterprise development in the United States.
 
INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (ISED)
As a grantee of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), BCNA receives valuable technical assistance to implement its programs from staff at ISED.

NEW YORK CREATES
New York Creates assists craft and folk artists and artisans to enhance their income. It is modeled on Hand Made in America, a highly successful project that has revitalized communities in rural North Carolina by assisting that region's many talented craft artists. 

NY BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

NY Business Solutions staff works closely with BCNA staff  to combine resources and expertise to assist clients with obtaining financing, getting specialized advice, and navigating  city offices to get licenses and permits.

STREET VENDOR PROJECT
The Street Vendor Project is membership organization with more than 750 vendors.  It is dedicated to improving the business environment for vendors through advocacy and through educating vendors about their rights and responsibilities. BCNA's clients who are street vendors benefit from the free legal assistance SVP provides.