New Financing Opportunity Available for Energy-Efficiency Projects at Boston Non-Profits

Join the Boston Industrial Development Financing Authority (BIDFA) on Wednesday, December 9 at 2:00 PM for an information session.

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Boston Local Development Corporation to join BECMA’s 2020 Massachusetts Black Expo to promote small business loans available

The expo is will be held virtually from Friday, November 13 to Sunday, November 15 and is free.

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Financing Strategies – How to Access Funds for your Business webinar Tuesday, 10/20

Learn about various types of funding including traditional bank loans, micro-financing and community development fund loans.

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BLDC CARES grant featured on Boston’s BNN News segment

Bill Nickerson, General Manager of the Boston Local Development Corporation, talks about a new revolving loan fund to help businesses make adjustments to recover from the pandemic.

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BLDC receives $693,000 CARES grant to support loans for Boston small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the BLDC has received a $693,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to provide loans to coronavirus-impacted small businesses in Boston.

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Row House featured in Boston Magazine spotlight on outdoor fitness

The staff at Row House, a BLDC-funded business located at Lovejoy Wharf, have pulled their rowers out onto the patio so participants can enjoy an outdoor experience that is relatively similar to an in-studio class.

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BLDC Borrower makes $25 million commitment to battling COVID-19

Ginkgo Bioworks built their platform to enable partners across a wide range of applications to rapidly scale their R&D efforts, and they want to apply this technology today to the fight against the pandemic.

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Join the BLDC at Salesforce Growth Camp Boston

Join the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC), Salesforce, and BECMA at District Hall on March 24 for an exclusive afternoon filled with tailored content for growing businesses.

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The BLDC Honors Black History Month

by Bill Nickerson, BLDC General Manager

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, you hear many stories of the struggles, successes, trials and triumphs of our nation’s African-Americans. I have had the pleasure of knowing, working with, and calling a friend a man who is the living embodiment of, and has been throughout his life, a key player in that history. That man is Marvin Gilmore Jr.

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Register now for the Pathways to City Contracting Opportunity Fair

Join the City of Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and anchor institutions to learn about current & upcoming contracting opportunities, becoming M/WBE certified, and how to register to become a City vendor.

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