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Community Loan Fund launches Online Training, with support from JPMorgan Chase

The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region and JPMorgan Chase have partnered to launch a new online training program for entrepreneurs. The online training platform was created using a $175,000 grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, and it is based on the curriculum and workshops developed by the Loan Fund to foster small business growth for women, minorities, and people [Read More]

New “Jobsite Financing” program keeps MWBE contractors on the job

Albany, NY – Construction is big business in the Capital Region, but it also takes a big investment. This week, The Community Builders, Schenectady Works, and the Social Enterprise and Training (SEAT) Center announced a new partnership with the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region to offer a financing program aimed at MWBE contractor businesses. The new “Jobsite Financing” program is [Read More]

Orange Street Incubator

Small Business Incubator Office Space Available Now Various office sizes in the Albany Center for Economic Success, a subsidiary of the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region The Community Loan Fund Business Incubator facilities offer flexible workspace, with two and three-room business suites available. The incubator is conveniently located at 255 Orange Street, near downtown Albany and I-90. Offices are freshly [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