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City Commission Approves Expanding Frontiers Funding

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville City Commission at a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, approved the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation(BCIC) funding of $650,000 for the Expanding Frontiers (ExF) Project.

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The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) Announce Executive Director

Brownsville, TX – The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC), Brownsville’s “type b” economic development organization, formally announces the selection of Josh Mejia as the new Executive Director. In his capacity, Mr. Mejia will ensure that the BCIC continues to expand on the organization’s economic development strategies to ensure Brownsville, Texas begins to activate its untapped potential alongside with staff, board members, city management and city officials.
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Looking to Start a Business in Brownsville’s Historic Downtown? Brownsville’s Economic Development Organization is Here to Help.

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS — The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) is seeking for start-ups and existing businesses, who are looking to relocate or expand, to consider Brownsville’s Historic Downtown. In the past fifteen years, Brownsville’s Historic Downtown has embarked on a huge endeavor towards redevelopment with assistance of BCIC’s monetary investment of over 800,000 dollars. As a result of the public investment a new wave of businesses have now established themselves in the heart of Brownsville’s downtown, sparking a renowned interest for private investment. Read More…

The 'Capital Project Grant 2019 Cycle' is now open for organizations to apply.

BROWNSVILLE, RGV — With a deadline on March 1, 2019, the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) would like to invite organizations to apply for its ‘Capital Project Grant 2019 Cycle’ through its official website, www.bcic.us/funding. Read More…

The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation announces their Partnership Grant to promote economic development opportunities in the community.

BROWNSVILLE, RGV — The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) would like to announce the opening of their Partnership Grant opportunities for events, activities and campaigns taking place from January 1st to December 31st, 2019. The grant opportunity continues to accept applications from 501(c)3 organizations with projects that will significantly impact the city’s sales tax revenues. Read More…

BCIC awards $35,000 in partnership grants

BROWNSVILLE, RGV – While the City of Brownsville’s “Type A” economic development arm, the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation, has been grabbing all the headlines recently, with the appointment of Mario Lozoya as executive director, its “Type B” economic development entity has been hard at work also. Read More…

Over 63,000 estimated total participants to attend upcoming city events in partnership with the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation.

BROWNSVILLE, RGV — The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC), and its Board of Directors have approved the following Partnership Grants with 501(c)3 organizations and city departments in order to support economic activity in Brownsville, Texas through events or campaigns designed to attract visitation and promote local spending.

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