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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BBIF Florida was created in 1987

BBIF Florida was created in 1987 to help black businesses access capital.  The organization has grown from a small regional loan fund to Florida’s leading statewide lender that specializes in providing capital to minority and underserved businesses.

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