BBIF FLORIDA BLOG

During FY 2016, BBIF Florida applied for approval from the U.S. Small Business Administration to expand the Micro Loan Program services statewide.  The request was approved in late 2016. Over the last several years we have seen an increase in the number of Micro Loan program......

Inez Long, President/CEO, BBIF Florida (BBIF), has been re-elected to serve on the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Board of Directors for a second three-year term.  Inez’s re-election came on October 26, 2016 during the OFN Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. The Opportunity Finance Network (OFN)......

The Black Business Investment Fund of Central Florida (BBIF Florida) is pleased to announce it has been awarded $20 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund for a total of $40 million......

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Timeline of Events

2017
2017

BBIF Florida Hosts Annual Harambee Event

BBIF Florida (BBIF) and the Financial Business Training Institute (FBTI) are proud to host the Harambee Celebration. Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and recognize the achievements of our clients across the state that exhibit the determination, charisma, dedication and entrepreneurial spirit of..Read More

2016
2016

INEZ LONG RE-ELECTED TO SERVE ON NATIONAL BOARD OF CDFIs

Inez Long, President/CEO, BBIF Florida (BBIF), has been re-elected to serve on the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Board of Directors for a second three-year term.  Inez’s re-election came on October 26, 2016 during the OFN Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. The Opportunity Finance Network (OFN)..Read More

2016

BBIF FLORIDA PROVIDES $6 MILLION IN NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS FOR ORLANDO’S APRIRE HEALTH

 BBIF Florida (BBIF) is pleased to announce the successful closing of $6 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing that assures Aspire Heath Partners has immediate resources for improving their current 135,000 sq. ft. Mercy Drive facility. The renovation includes converting a floor of..Read More

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