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COVID-19 relief grant update

A little over three months ago, Baltimore Community Lending awarded COVID-19 relief grants to 30 small businesses in Baltimore City.

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Catonsville CO-OP brings together food, community, and local businesses

In the summer of 2011, a few Catonsville residents met at the local library. They shared a passion for supporting local businesses and wanted to bring those products into their community. Eleven years later, that idea has blossomed into the Catonsville Cooperative (CO-OP) Market and Grocery, a market and community hub owned and operated by owner members of the community.

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In memoriam: Frank B. Coakley

March 3, 2021 No one wore the title of “Chief Business Development Officer” better than Frank Coakley. Frank’s commitment to…

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Testimony of Watchen Harris Bruce – United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs The Coronavirus Crisis: Next Steps for Rebuilding Mainstreet

In my testimony today, I would like to address the substantive issues and concerns facing my CDFI in Baltimore and CDFIs like mine around the country.

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