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Community Loan Fund Announces 9-Week Childcare Accelerator Course

In partnership with Brightside Up, Inc. a Capital Region based child care resource and referral agency (CCR&R); the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is launching a innovative 9-Week Childcare Accelerator Business Course seeking to bridge the gap between families in need and the on-going child care desert in the Capital Region. Child Care deserts are defined as areas that do [Read More]

ACES Named 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Business Honoree

The Albany Center of Economic Success (ACES) has been named one of six recipients of the 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Business Awards from the Albany Business Review. In order to be recognized for this award, individuals and entities must show a commitment to promoting practices, that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and within the business community. "The [Read More]

Community Loan Fund Welcomes New Director of Community Relations

Albany, NY- Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is proud to announce that Michael Martin has joined the organization as of April 25 to serve as the new Director of Community Relations and Development. Martin, a 2019 graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a B.A in Public Administration; previously served as the Town Services Coordinator with the Town of East Greenbush [Read More]

Community Loan Fund welcomes new board members

The Community Loan Fund is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: David Craft, Community Economic Development Staff Attorney, The Justice Center at Albany Law School Community Development Law Clinic Eric Dahl, Vice President, M&T Bank Tanya Hull, Corrections Officer, Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department and Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, RE/MAX Platinum These new members represent a cross-section of [Read More]

Building Blocks Together Moves into ACES Incubator

Building Blocks Together, a business that promotes homeownership for marginalized populations, has opened its doors at the ACES Small Business Incubator. Headed by Virginia Rawlins, the LLC was started three years ago to help combat blight and spark community revitalization. "The mission of Building Blocks Together is to build wealth and equity for the disenfranchised communities through education, real estate ownership and [Read More]

8-Week Business Planning Course graduate launches Bring on the Spectrum

Lisa Audi has just launched Bring on the Spectrum, a nonprofit organization with community space and sensory gym for neurodiverse individuals of all ages and abilities, and their families. The 6,000 square-foot space on Fuller Road includes sensory gym and community space, party room, and learning resources and offers social, recreational, and lifestyle activities. The sensory gym features two spaces, one for [Read More]

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