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Community Loan Fund provides training and impact investing opportunities for Millennials through Emerging Investors Network

March 5 - The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region knows that Millennials want to be investors and philanthropists – there’s just a lot that gets in their way: student loan debt, credit card debt, unemployment, shrinking wages. On March 10, the Community Loan Fund, in partnership with Simmons Capital Group, will present a free workshop, “Financial Planning: 5 Tips for [Read More]

Governor Cuomo Proposes $25 Million in New Funding for CDFIs

January 8 - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday a proposal to provide $25 million in new seed funding over five years for New York’s CDFI Fund through the creation of the Excelsior Banking Network. Read full announcement here. The proposal, announced in conjunction with his 2020 State of the State agenda, will increase access to safe, affordable bank accounts and small-dollar [Read More]

New Fundraising Program: Loan Fund partners with ReWire

January 7 - ReWire Energy believes in the power of community and giving back. For each Community Loan Fund supporter that subscribes to community solar, they are making a $50 donation to our organization! Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is proud to partner with ReWire Energy to provide our supporters with access to community solar. No, we are not asking [Read More]

Events Calendar


16apr6:00 pm8:30 pmSmall Business Legal Network Clinic – April 16 - via Zoom

29apr5:30 pm7:30 pmBusiness of Art: Expanding Your Marketing With Social Media, April 29 - POSTPONED


02may(may 2)9:00 am20jun(jun 20)12:00 pm8-Week Business Planning Course, beginning May 2 - POSTPONED

07may5:30 pm7:30 pmWriting a Business Plan: Part 1- Concepts, May 7

14may5:30 pm7:30 pmWriting a Business Plan - Part 2: Draft reviews

27may5:30 pm7:30 pmBusiness of Art: Business Planning for Success - POSTPONED