Black Business Investment Fund Florida (BBIF) is a mission-driven lender and business development consultant that helps communities thrive by providing loan capital for African American, other minorities and underserved businesses and by creating opportunities for low-income communities through investments in real estate. Key to our success has been a deep sense of purpose, a broad perspective, and a consistent focus on achieving positive results.
BBIF is headquartered in Orlando and is Florida’s largest statewide lender to minority businesses. Since 1988, we have made over $50 million in loans to over 350 businesses and leveraged $67 million in community investments.
We are a U.S. Department of the Treasury certified community development financial institution (CDFI), a member of the Opportunity Finance Network, a delegated lender with the Community Advantage program of the Small Business Administration (SBA), and an awardee of $20 million in New Market Tax Credits. Learn more at www.bbifflorida.com.