Member Showcase

Welcome to our new monthly web-based series highlighting stories of our diverse membership of community lenders and nonprofit providers of trusted guidance.  

Member Since: January 2018

Baltimore Community Lending is a U.S. Treasury certified nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution. Working in Baltimore City exclusively, BCL provides loan capital for real estate development. BCL works with different types of borrowers—from developers and individual investors, to nonprofits and community partners—to transform and revitalize Baltimore neighborhoods.

BCL provides financing to develop affordable housing, community facilities and mixed used developments in underserved Baltimore neighborhoods. With knowledge of Baltimore’s housing market, real estate trends, and community initiatives, BCL seeks projects where capital can best be applied to help create positive neighborhood change. At BCL, lending criteria considers the needs of the borrower and the economics of the community.

For more information on how BCL is serving Baltimore neighborhoods, visit