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Bridgeway Capital celebrates 29 years of assisting minority entrepreneurs

It is often said that no one is an island, and no one can accomplish their goals and dreams without the assistance of others. For the past 29 years, Bridgeway Capital has been proving that theory as they continuously provide financial assistance and education to potential and existing entrepreneurs in communities across Western Pennsylvania.

Make + Matter one year in. Making sustainable fashion matter in Pittsburgh and beyond.

A little over one year ago, Pittsburgh-based designers Rebekah Joy, Kelly Simpson-Scupelli and Rona Chang planted a flag for sustainable fashion at 3711 Butler Street.

Supported by Kiva and Bridgeway Capital’s Craft Business Accelerator, the trio launched Make + Matter, a studio storefront dedicated to ethically produced crafts and fashion, in August of 2018.

“We really wanted to highlight all the incredible design that’s happening in Pittsburgh,” says Joy. “We wanted to present it together as a cohesive collection.”

Federal commission awards $8 million to boost economic development in coal regions of Pennsylvania

Sixty-five new businesses and 200 new jobs are expected to be created through a $1.22 million grant to Bridgeway Capital that will create the Western Pennsylvania Entrepreneur Diversification Fund. The grant and $5.6 million from private investments will fund counseling, business development workshops, a regional business incubator and provide grants to entrepreneurs.

$3 million in federal funds targeted for business initiatives and broadband in former coal regions

More than $3 million in federal funds have been awarded in Western Pennsylvania to boost entrepreneurship, economic development and broadband connections in areas severely impacted by the decline of the coal industry.

The funds are part of $44.4 million the Appalachian Regional Commission awarded through its POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) grants program for projects that aim to create jobs and help redevelop communities.

Grants and recipients include:

Bridgeway Capital, a Pittsburgh nonprofit lender, $1.2 million for initiatives to help startups including business development workshops, counseling, a business incubator and small grants;...

Bridgeway’s 28th Annual Event

For the past 28 years, Bridgeway Capital has ignited inclusive economic growth across western Pennsylvania. We invite you to celebrate our 28th Anniversary on October 24th at the August Wilson …

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We are proud to fund women entrepreneurs who use the power of business to make a difference. Read remarkable stories of Bridgeway clients that are building women-owned businesses and creating a vibrant regional economy. #WomensEntrepreneurshipDay