BC EDC is a private non-profit economic development agency servicing all of Bristol County. BC EDC provides low interest gap financing loans to businesses looking to create or retain jobs, provides loans that turn into grants if your business was negatively impacted by the coronavirus, provides low interest micro-loan assistance, provides assistance for grant writing, project permitting and other trouble shooting matters. To date BC EDC has loaned out more than $80 million dollars to small businesses at rates that are affordable.


Please refer to website at https://bristolcountyedc.com.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance (Specialty)
  • Lease Review (Specialty)
  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)
  • Economic Development (Specialty)

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise (Specialty)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment
  • Loans (Specialty)
  • Debt Funding (Specialty)
  • Equity Funding (Specialty)
  • Real Estate Finance (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)
  • Technology Grants (Specialty)
  • Grant Funding (Specialty)
  • Matching Funds (Specialty)
  • Microloans (Specialty)

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Workforce Training (Specialty)
  • Workforce Incentives (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Lease Review

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning (Specialty)


  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Office Space (Specialty)
  • Retail Space (Specialty)
  • Lease Review Assistance (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Home-Based Business Training (Specialty)
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Site Location (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator
Contact Information
Ken Fiola
139 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721