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Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas Austin

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Homeless & Housing


2212 S. Congress Ave.Austin, TX 78704 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Established by community volunteers from the central Texas region in 1990, BCL of Texas is a not-for-profit community development corporation, which furthers economic development by promoting and assisting in the growth of small businesses in Texas. In addition to providing business with counseling and technical assistance, BCL of Texas originates, underwrites, processes, closes and services business loans to healthy, growing businesses. Its mission is to create long-term jobs through business development and ensure that local communities benefit by an increased sales and property tax base for the long term. We also provide homebuyer education programs, assists first-time homebuyers with the purchase of their first home and helps customers remain responsible and successful homebuyers.


What We Do
BCL is a leader in business expansion capital and community development. Our key centers of excellence include:
· HomeOwnership: down payment assistance, counseling, and classes to help individuals and families become homeowners and care for their homes.
· Entrepreneurship: Business classes and personalized coaching to help entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses
· Lending: Providing individual, commercial, and home loans to build strong communities across Texas
· Community Development: Working with municipal partners to create affordable housing, manage loan funds, and promote economic development


Would you recommend Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas Austin?
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by Raquel V. from Austin, TX (Administrator for this Organization) (June 19, 2009)
We've had volunteers come in from all over Texas to learn more about community development and afforable housing. It makes us so proud to see our interns and volunteers transition their positions with us into community development careers.

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