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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 Our Orange Street Incubator facilities offer flexible workspace, with two and three-room business suites available. The incubator is conveniently located at 255…

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Community Loan Fund helps finance new development in Albany and Waterford

This week, the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region announced back-to-back closings on two exciting new projects in the Capital Region. STEAM Garden The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is supplying bridge funding to help the Central District Management Association complete the redevelopment of a vacant historic…

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Incredible Ways to Boost Your Productivity

As a business leader, do you find yourself spending more time on minor details, instead of on the big picture… your business’ growth and being more productive? Or, perhaps your time is spent on tasks that are very time-consuming. There are ways to free up your schedule and take the…

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Community Loan Fund phone number being spoofed

We offer our sincerest apologies if you are receiving spam phone calls that appear to originate from our business phone number. Our phone number is being spoofed. We have reported this to the authorities for investigation. Caller ID spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your…

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Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region welcomes new staff

Albany, NY – Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is proud to announce the hiring of two new staff members and the promotion of a third. “We are so pleased to welcome these new team members aboard. They bring a wealth of experience and passion to the Community Loan…

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Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region joins NYS CDFI Conference

  Albany, NY – What is the antidote to predatory loans? How can we leverage federal and private dollars to make sure more New Yorkers have access to capital for their small businesses? How do we revitalize impoverished communities? The New York State CDFI Coalition will meet for their annual…

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8-Week Small Business Planning Course Begins Thursday, June 20th

Join us for some real world business planning. Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint Rose. Class topics include: developing a business plan,…

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Free Workshop: Work for Yourself 50+ Thursday, May 9th in Schenectady

Work for Yourself@50+ Work for Yourself@50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy. Join us for an interactive workshop where you’ll learn to: Explore your options Find your focus Make a plan Connect with…

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Free Workshop: Work for Yourself 50+ Thursday, April 25th in Troy

Work for Yourself@50+ Work for Yourself@50+ is a program specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn about what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy. Join us for an interactive workshop where you’ll learn to: Explore your options Find your focus Make a plan Connect with…

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Free Workshop: Getting Started in the Restaurant Business Thursday, April 18th

Learn what you need to know to get started in the restaurant business with this free workshop offered in partnership with the Albany Law School Community Development Legal Clinic. Facilitators will provide an overview of common restaurant start-up issues such as lease arrangements and point of sale systems. RSVP to…

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