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The Brooklyn Business Center provides pathways to wealth creation by helping business to start up, grow and scale.

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Business Services

The Brooklyn Business Center provides pathways to wealth creation by helping business to start up, grow and scale.

Entrepreneurs of color and from low-income communities often lack the resources and connections to transform their dreams into self-sustaining realities. For five years, the Brooklyn Business Center has worked to fill this crucial need by connecting both aspiring and established entrepreneurs to one-on-one business coaching, access to capital, mentoring, and business planning classes.

Our staff is made up of experienced, dedicated professionals who offer in-depth client engagement and we partner with industry experts who provide insightful advice and mentorship for achieving entrepreneurial success.

Since launching, the BBC has achieved the following results:

  • $3.1M Total that clients have been able to increase revenues by

  • $2.4M Total clients have obtained in financing

  • 91 & 85 The number of employees our clients have added and retained

Our Services Include:

One-on-One coaching and counseling

Workshops, Seminars, Webinars

Testimonial It’s been such a big help to get to meet virtually with Restoration staff during the pandemic. There have been so many shifts, with figuring out about loans, not to mention adapting my business to the world as it is and more. The Restoration team has been there every step of the way. It’s been great to have access to someone who is so well informed and cares about the health of my business. Danett Bean

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COVID-19 Services

Throughout COVID-19, we provided the following services to our clients:

Access to capital

Included applications for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Advances and Targeted Advances “EIDL”, New York Forward Loan, New York Pandemic Small Business Grant Program, LISC Grants, Concord FCU, Restaurant Revitalization Fund and Shuttered Venue Operators Grants “SVOG”.

Obtaining forgiveness on PPP loans

Guidance for business reopening

And pivoting to meet current market demands

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