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

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

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

Buying or Selling a Business

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

Economic and Site Development

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

Financial Resources and Assistance

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

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

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
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning


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

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary Contact
Ken Fiola
139 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721