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Town of Colonie Awards Small Business Grants: New grant program assists two businesses in first round, more to come

Today, the Town of Colonie announced its first round of small business grant recipients as part of its new “Small Business Low to Moderate Income Job Retention Grant Program.” The program is awarding $20,000 to two businesses in this, the first round of the grants. “These small business grant recipients are names and faces we all recognize, and I’m very pleased that [Read More]

Hearts and Mind Training Center graduates more trained phlebotomists at incubator

LaQuetta Ellis and Odaysia Burton- Garland opened their phlebotomy training center at the Community Loan Fund Small Business Incubator in February 2020, just in time for the COVID pandemic, a national health emergency that would challenge the healthcare industry and rock the new school. "I definitely thought about not doing it. I thought, 'Maybe this is God telling me not to do [Read More]

Meet more Troy Small Business Grant Recipients

Last week, the City of Troy partnered with Community Loan Fund to award $300,000 in grants and training to small businesses impacted by COVID. Mayor Patrick Madden explained, “While significant progress has been made to reopen our economy through vaccinations and science-based policy decisions, many of our small businesses are still reeling from the effects of the pandemic. This grant funding will [Read More]

Community Loan Fund wins $1.2 million from US Treasury’s Rapid Response Fund: Announcement made by Vice President Kamala Harris alongside Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today awarded $1.25 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to 863 community development financial institutions (CDFIs) – including the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region. The Community Loan Fund will receive $1,278,385 to support our lending activities. The awards were announced by Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House with Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen. [Read More]

Meet some of the Troy Small Business Grant Recipients

The City of Troy partnered with Community Loan Fund to award $300,000 in grants and training to small businesses impacted by COVID. Mayor Patrick Madden explained, “While significant progress has been made to reopen our economy through vaccinations and science-based policy decisions, many of our small businesses are still reeling from the effects of the pandemic. This grant funding will help businesses [Read More]

City of Troy awards $300K in Small Business Grants

June 7 – Mayor Patrick Madden today announced grant awards for 30 small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The city is awarding $300,000 in grants as part of its Troy Small Business Grant Program, a program administered by the Community Loan Fund in partnership with the City of Troy. Mayor Madden said, “While significant progress has been made to reopen our economy [Read More]

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