Our non-profit mission is focused on economic development through assisting growing small businesses with financing; however, our company values focus on a broader mission that includes providing community support, services and donations to a variety of nonprofits. We are proud of our service record and the dedication of our staff, who also share our focus on extending a hand to others

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After much anticipation, the Small Business Administration (SBA) published the new interim final rule for 504 debt refinancing programs as authorized under section 328 of the Economic Aid Act on July 29. The new rule is effective immediately. The updated regulations significantly expand the usefulness of 504 debt refinancing programs to assist small business recovery […]

Annual Food For Others Drive at BFG

March 2020 – For the past three years Business Finance Group has been a supporter of “Food for Others”. Our staff gathers to shop and assemble “power packs” for elementary school students. These food kits go to food insecure families, whose kids rely on these “power packs” for food when school is closed and on […]

10/31/2019- Business Finance Group donates $50,000 to Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc (FITCI). FITCI is a Business Incubator/Accelerator located in Frederick, Maryland. U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin were also in attendance for the presentation.

Breast Cancer Awareness at BFG

Business Finance Group showing our support for Breast Cancer Month by wearing “Pink”

Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund

BFG has made a donation to the United Way of South Hampton Roads for the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Each year our staff enjoys participating in the Red Shoe 5k to support the local Ronald McDonald House.  

Service Source

ServiceSource is an organization with a mission to facilitate services and partnerships to support people with disabilities, their families, their caregivers and community members in order to build a more inclusive community.

Toys for Tots

Each year Business Finance Group helps support the mission of the Marine’s Toys for Tots program by collecting new unwrapped toys to provide for the less fortunate children at Christmas.

Maryland Capital Enterprises

Business Finance Group Inc. is proud to announce the donation of $50,000 to Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc.

Brain Cancer Fundraising

We became aware of a toddler diagnosed with a brain tumor that is nearly always fatal. His tumor required specialized radiation treatment that involved extensive travel. To support the family and their foundation, our staff created a variety of activities to raise funds. Some of the activities included an in-house ‘shave a beard’ lunch, a […]

Knitting hats for hospitals

Several of our staff members got together weekly to knit these adorable baby hats for our local hospitals


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Paul Kukla, VP PNC Bank

“BFG provides consistent great expertise and great service which gives me a level of comfort knowing that I have a great team supporting me and the customer. No matter the deal, no matter the stage in the process, they consistently go above and beyond expectations. I don’t know how you could find a better CDC partner than BFG; additionally, they are very nice people.

J.D. Zachry, Senior Vice President, Market Executive

My team’s partnership with Gerald Baroudi and BFG truly is paramount to our success as a commercial banking group in this community. Gerald values the client experience and represents what we, as community bankers, stand for as to meeting the needs of the business community. I can’t imagine going to market without having Gerald on our side!

Kathryn R. (Kathy) Speakman, Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer, National Capital Bank

They (Business Finance Group) are ultimate professionals and 504 experts, from the lender to their back office staff to the loan administrative group.  A top notch and well-managed team, they make closing loans easy.

Thomas Rea, President of Bank of The James, Shenandoah Valley Region

At Bank of The James, we pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service and being able to put our customers in the best products for them. Business Finance Group shares those values and they have been a trusted partner to help us deliver the best to our customers. From a knowledgeable team that helps us brainstorm ways to help before the loan application, to the individuals who provide one on one support through loan underwriting, approval and closing. Top to bottom, Business Finance Group makes SBA 504 lending easy on the bank and a value add for our customers.

John W. Rock SVP/Government Lending Division

When I work with the Business Finance Group I have confidence in the company, their representatives and processing. I call Curt whenever I have a strategy question and he is always prompt with responsive ideas. When I work on a 504 project in Virginia, Curt is the first person I call.

Eugene Thomas, Jr, MBA,QIDP| Executive Director

“We have had the opportunity to work with BFG on six successful projects over eight years. BFG has been a major player in our success, substantial growth and job creation. The relationship with BFG has increased our profits and established several long real estate investments that will have positive long-term effects.”

Tom Eagleson, Biomic Sciences

The BFG team guided us through the SBA504 loan process from start to finish keeping us informed on every step. Some thought we would not be able to complete the process in a 5 month period but with BFG we hit our deadlines and closed the loan on time. Thank you BFG for being our partner and helping us achieve our dreams!

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