Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas

Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas


Financial Services

About Us

Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas is a statewide 501(c)3 non-profit certified development corporation committed to improving Texas communities through job creation and asset-building. We offer full-cycle services in our lending, homeownership, entrepreneurship, and community development programs.

Our service offerings include small business coaching, classes and lending; financial education, home buyer education, pre- and post-purchase homeownership counseling, foreclosure prevention, and down payment assistance; payday loan alternative lending; and community economic development services, including managing revolving loan funds.

Since our founding in 1990, we have leveraged approximately $600 million in lending capital, created 6,000 new jobs, provided 23,000 hours of small business coaching, and helped 6,000 clients become new homeowners.


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Rep/Contact Info

Alesha Larkins
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Ms. Raquel Valdez Sanchez
Chief Operating Officer