Erie Inclusive Fund
Funding minority entrepreneurs to grow businesses, create living-wage jobs, and revitalize Erie's neighborhoods.Apply
Helping entrepreneurs and real estate developers build the path to community revitalization.Learn More
Where We Work
We ignite economic growth across western Pennsylvania.
707 Grant St.,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
1001 State Street,
Erie, PA 16501
2 West Main Street,
Uniontown, PA 15401
7800 Susquehanna Street
Transforming an abandoned factory into a beacon of opportunity for Homewood.Watch Video
Peach Street - Erie, PA
Reconnecting businesses and communities left behind to the mainstream economy.Watch Video
Monmade and Community Land Trust Homes
Local products for local real estate development projects.Watch Video
My Three Sons Vending
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YOUR ERIE - It's a groundbreaking investment that will help minority businesses in Erie county shatter glass ceilings. Officials from ECGRA and Bridgeway Capital announced the Erie Inclusive Fund, a $5 million program that wants to elevate minority businesses in our area. This investment will support the expansion of the successful Erie Urban Entrepreneur Program.
ERIE NEWS NOW - TV Segment on Erie Inclusive Fund investing in minority-owned businesses.
NEXT PITTSBURGH - What does that early type of investment look like? 7800 Susquehanna is another example. It was done purposefully to bring in these resources, to bring businesses in and to support local businesses. Bridgeway Capital was very purposeful in making sure local businesses would participate.
ERIE TIMES - ECGRA is contributing $2.5 million to establish the low-interest loan fund that will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Pittsburgh-based Bridgeway Capital, a not-for-profit lender that will make 1 percent loans. The loans will be made in Erie County over the next three years with a commitment to invest half in minority-owned businesses.
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 …