Local advocates urge federal government not to strip “Community” out of the Community Reinvestment Act
“The CRA is a vital economic development tool, helping us halt the cycle of disinvestment that has plagued these communities for decades. Changing this law will suppress our ability to affect change here, and undo years’ worth of progress we’ve already made in these communities,” says MacFarlane.
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.
For each Community Loan Fund supporter that subscribes to community solar, ReWire Energy is making a $50 donation to our organization!
Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region wins $800,000 in REDC funding for incubator facility onto Clinton Avenue
The Community Loan Fund is proud to announce that the business incubator expansion project has received $800,000 as part of this year’s REDC Awards. The project is one of 120 project in the Capital Region. The Capital Region was a top performer, snagging $84.1 million in funding.
Since its launch, we’ve been calling our new training program, the Community Loan Fund Online Training Platform. That’s a mouth full! We want to have a name that’s as easy to use as the course! Submit your suggestion for a new name and you could win a $50 gift certificate!
The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region has announced plans to construct a $12 million addition to its incubator facility. The incubator expansion will create more space for businesses owned by minorities, women, and people of low income, as well as affordable housing for local families.
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…
John Williams, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York visited the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region to meet several minority and women business owners that the Loan Fund has assisted.
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…
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…