The Business Resource and Investment Service Center (BRISC) offers start-up and/or expansion loans to qualified entrepreneurs in Upper Manhattan.


  • $50,000 to $250,000 loan size
  • Competitive fixed rate
  • Maximum seven (7) year maturity
  • No job creation requirement

In addition, our technical assistance programs are available to ensure the sustainability, profitability and growth of small businesses in the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. Technical assistance includes consulting services, workshops, seminars and access to a large “how-to” library.



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