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Bentley Microfinance Group Opens Doors for Entrepreneurs, Launches Student-Run Microfinance Journal

Fri, 09/27/2013 - 13:02

When the Bentley Microfinance Group (BMG) was launched in 2008, artisan Frank Burns was the group’s second microloan recipient. Five years later, a lot has changed for both sides. Burns is selling handmade pieces in the woodworking studio. The $800 loan he took allowed him to purchase materials to produce more pieces. The 40-member student-run organization has made a total of five microloans, and recently published one of the first student-edited, student-run, microfinance journal.

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A&BC, BMG Partnership Create Microfinance Avenues for Artists

Thu, 05/17/2012 - 22:06

The Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston (A&BC) announces a partnership with the Bentley Microfinance Group (BMG) to create The Artist Investment Fund to support artists in the area. 

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Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston Teams with Bentley University to Provide Microfinancing to Artists

Tue, 05/15/2012 - 17:18

Non-profit organization The Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, announced it has partnered with the Bentley Microfinance Group to create the Artist Investment Fund, which will provide microloans, financial literacy and credit building services, and business development support to local artists. 

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