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Destiny Watkins Named Director of Training and Technical Assistance

Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is proud to announce that Destiny Watkins, currently the Manager of Training and Technical Assistance, has been promoted to the position of Director of Training and Technical Assistance. Watkins, a 2014 graduate of The College of St. Rose with her B.A in Small Business Management, has been involved with the Community Loan Fund since [Read More]

Community Loan Fund Receives Multiple Awards From CDFI Fund

The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce that we were named the recipient of $1,060,000 from the U.S Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The overall award amount is the sum of two separate awards from the CDFI Fund; the Financial Assistance (Base-FA) award, and the Disability Funds-Financial Assistance Award (DF-DA). [Read More]

Community Loan Fund Announces Capital Campaign

The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the public phase of its capital campaign for our 236 Clinton Avenue expansion project. Partnering with the Albany Center for Economic Success (ACES) and Home Leasing, this project will provide four visible storefronts on Clinton Avenue, co-working space for eight, as well as 36 affordable [Read More]

Town of Colonie Awards Small Business Grants: Next Round Announced

Yesterday, the Town of Colonie, in partnership with the Community Loan Fund, announced the next round of small business grant recipients as part of its “Small Business Low to Moderate Income Job Retention Grant Program. The program is awarding $10,000 to Next Level Detailing LLC, owned by local entrepreneur John Harrell. The purpose of the grant program is to support small businesses [Read More]

We Thank Our 2022 Presenters

Each year, the Community Loan Fund is honored to have a wide array of volunteers across a multitude of professions lend their expertise at one of our workshops. In 2022, we welcomed a record twenty-one presenters who covered a broad range of topics including; establishing a board for your non-profit organization, social media and web marketing, and human resources for small businesses. [Read More]

Community Loan Fund 2022 Annual Event Video

The Community Loan Fund would like to thank everyone who attended, supported, and contributed to our 37th Annual Event this year! Together, we are strengthening communities and changing lives. New in 2022, the Community Loan Fund is offering you an opportunity to relive our 37th Annual Event. The video above features all of our speakers from the event and allows you to [Read More]

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