Entries by deborah

Somerville Community Corporation Receives Bridge Loan for Affordable Housing Project

Somerville Community Corporation is a membership organization that provides leadership for sustaining the City of Somerville as a vibrant, diverse and tolerant community. The SCC offers services and leads community organizing that supports low- and moderate-income Somerville residents in their efforts to achieve economic sustainability and increase civic participation. One of their core affordable housing […]

Somerville Community Corporation

Somerville Community Corporation is a membership organization that offers services and leads community organizing with low- and moderate-income Somerville residents. They focus on access to affordable housing, employment programs that connect workers to good jobs, and leadership and civic participation within underrepresented communities. In 2019, BII Fund provided a loan to support their plans to […]

Futuro Media

Futuro Media Group creates multimedia content for and about underrepresented communities in an increasingly diverse world. Founder Maria Hinojos is an award-winning news anchor and reporter who has covered America’s untold stories for over two decades. Futuro has developed the Community Podcast Lab, a 15 week pilot program in Boston focused on elevating the narratives […]

Futuro Media Group Receives Bridge Loan

Futuro Media creates multimedia content for and about underrepresented communities in an increasingly diverse world. FMG has developed the Community Podcast Lab, a 15 week pilot program in Boston focused on elevating the narratives and story-telling skills of people of color in Boston. In 2019, BII provided a $150,000 bridge loan to cover costs of […]

50 Kitchen

50 Kitchen is a restaurant and catering service in Fields Corner, Dorchester. The fusion cuisine menu featuring Asian and Southern influence is inspired by the neighborhood’s multicultural population. Husband-and-wife owners Anthony and Evette Caldwell are committed to creating job opportunities in the local community. In 2019, BII Fund partnered with LEAF, the City of Boston, […]

50Kitchen to Bring Asian and Southern Comfort Eats to Fields Corner

“Beautiful food for beautiful people” – so goes the motto for 50Kitchen, a 20-seat startup restaurant and catering service opening soon in Fields Corner, Dorchester. The fusion cuisine menu bringing together Asian and Southern influence is inspired by the neighborhood’s multicultural population. Chef Anthony Caldwell, the owner of the restaurant, is a native from the […]

Shared Services

BII Fund provides back office support services to other integrated capital funds. This includes portfolio construction and design, investment tracking and management and training.