Testimonials

  • “They believed in my vision of building a great, contemporary space on a transitional block. I felt they used common sense when looking at my loan, not just numbers. Without BCL’s help, I would not have been able to build the space that my growing company needed to flourish.”

    —Ezra Hercenberg, Harbor Development


  • “Local organizations like BCL help us identify critical community development issues, shape solutions, and deploy resources to help address key community challenges. We share BCL’s goal of supporting projects that help revitalize communities.”

    —John-Paul Campbell, Bank of America


  • “Bon Secours Health System is grateful for the longstanding commitment of Baltimore Community Lending to neighborhoods, businesses, and the people of Baltimore. Through BCL’s efforts to build the wealth of communities in Baltimore, it has enhanced the assets of small businesses and entrepreneurs, while providing valuable support and guidance to its clients. We appreciate the savvy and effective investment of Bon Secours Health System’s resources to effectively transform Baltimore communities to health and wholeness.”

    —Edward Gerardo, Bon Secours Health System


  • “BCL was amazing . . . They led me to an architect who combined [my] two row homes into one, and showed me how to work with a reliable builder to do the renovation. The final result was just beautiful.”

    —Sally Hopkins, an East Baltimore homeowner