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BCL of Texas

BCL of Texas is a not-for-profit community development corporation. The mission of BCL of Texas is to help small businesses create jobs by providing business coaching services, including education, access to capital, and personalized coaching.

About

BCL of Texas is a not-for-profit community development corporation, which promotes and assists small businesses growth in Texas. We offer business counseling and technical assistance and provide funding and funding support. We originate, underwrite, process, close and service business loans to healthy, growing businesses. 

We are a Small Business Administration 504 participant and provide FREE business assistance through one-on-one businesses counseling, business plan development, providing business technical assistance, mentoring and lender briefings.

 When working with business clients we:

  • Assess their needs and provide counseling on how to help their situation
  • Provide underwriting to determine if the business is financially sound enough to take on debt
  • Offer technical assistance to teach businesses new management techniques, new ways to market their business, how to retain accounts, etc.
  • Structure, package and processes loans for qualified businesses

Additionally, we provide homebuyer education programs, assist first-time homebuyers with the purchase of their first home and help customers remain responsible and successful homebuyers.

All of our loans must meet a public purpose test: jobs creation, business district revitalization, rural business, minority business, veteran owned business, woman owned business, labor surplus area, enhanced competition, community facilities.

Services

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Find Funding

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects

Site and Business Location

  • Incubator Space

Startup / Form a Business

  • Startup business counseling
Primary ContactSmall Business Advisor
Phone(214) 688-7456