Small business loans and microloans to help you get started with a new business, expand an existing business, or re-finance. And ask about our new Quick-Action Short-Term Working Capital Loans. Apply Now
Assistance getting a down payment and information about how to buy your first home or apartment.
Savings grants that match each dollar you save with a dollar in grant money.
2018 was our 7th year recognizing outstanding immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs and we were honored to have Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services, presenting the awards. Click here to see highlights!
Having a strong and committed Board of Directors with the vision, foresight, courage, and skills to provide valuable and strategic guidance is a critical resource for any organization that seeks to thrive and succeed by constantly challenging itself to fulfill its mission in the most effective way possible.
Two of our valued Board Members, Deepti Sharma, CEO of FoodtoEat, and Larisa Ortiz, Principal of Larisa Ortiz and Associates, stepped down in 2018 and we want to thank them not only for their important contributions to BCNA's development and growth, but also for serving as role models as female entrepreneurs.
On December 4th, BCNA was pleased to present an important and timely panel discussion - "Grit, Wits, and Good Old American Values: Refugee and Immigrant Owned Businesses Revitalizing American Communities" - led by noted TED Talks Fellow and first-generation Ghanaian-American Michael Rain, creator of The ENODI Project. The well-attended event, which was co-hosted by Kwame Marfo, BCNA Board Member and Co-Founder & Managing Partner at the Africa Empowerment Fund, and Dave Sidhu, Project & Acquisition Finance Analyst at Santander Bank and a member of BCNA's Finance Committee, was presented in partnership with Impact Capital Forum.
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