Frequently Asked Questions

What programs and resources are offered through the BBRC?

The BBRC serves as a one-stop shop for all of your business needs. We provide loans, management, and technical assistance for small businesses. Businesses may apply for any of the loan programs offered through the Birmingham Business Resource Center. Non-eligible applicants are those that do not meet the criteria outlined by the SBA (Small Business Administration).

What types of financing programs are available for small businesses?

There are a variety of financing options and programs available through the BBRC. The programs are for both new and existing businesses. For more information please contact the BBRC directly with questions or concerns.

How much money can I borrow for my business?

The BBRC has several programs that offer from $5,000 to as much as $5.5 million. Loans are designed to fit specific needs of business owners. Loan terms, rates, and maturities will vary depending on the project.

Are government grants available for my business?

Presently, the BBRC does not offer grants.

Are there costs associated with any of the BBRC services?

Some of the BBRC programs do involve various fees and charges. See a BBRC staff member for details.

How do I get more information?

Contact us by phone at 205.250.6380; or click here for additional information on how to get in touch with one of our staff members.