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Governor Cuomo Proposes $25 Million in New Funding for CDFIs

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.

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New Fundraising Program: Loan Fund partners with ReWire

For each Community Loan Fund supporter that subscribes to community solar, ReWire Energy is making a $50 donation to our organization!

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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.

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Community Loan Fund launches naming contest for online learning tool

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!

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Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region expands incubator facility onto Clinton Avenue

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.

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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…

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Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region welcomes NY Federal Reserve Bank President

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.

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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…

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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 The Community Loan Fund Business Incubator facilities offer flexible workspace, with two and three-room business suites available. The incubator is conveniently located…

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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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