Shelters of Saratoga saves homeless from dangerously frigid temperatures

The cold came early this year, and that has left many homeless people vulnerable to below-freezing temperatures. Thanks to Code Blue Saratoga, these men and women can come in from the cold. Karen Gregory, Executive Director for Shelters of Saratoga, drives the 10-person van around Saratoga Springs picking up people…

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HomeFront working on the frontlines to keep low-income seniors in safe, warm homes

Owners of older mobile homes can face a number of challenges: water damage, wiring that isn’t up to code, damaged insulation, and roofing issues. Plus, many don’t hold heat well, which leads to high energy costs. In fact, owners may pay several hundred dollars a month for fuel. And if…

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Hudson Sloop Club takes kids to the river

“The Community Loan Fund made it possible for us to realize the long-standing dream of building the Everett Nack Environmental Education Center for the people of the City of Hudson,” says Nick Zachos, Executive Director, Hudson Sloop Club. “Thanks to the Community Loan Fund, our small volunteer-run non-profit is able to do big things.” The Hudson Sloop Club also offers fishing, boating, ecology, and even boat-building courses for youth.

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Out of the Pits rescues dogs and changes the way we think about pit bulls

Out of the Pits was founded in 1998 to rescue pit bulls. Today, more than 6,000 pit bulls have been saved by this growing organization. In 2018, the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region loaned this non-profit the funds to build a new kennel – making it possible for them to save even more pups.

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Community Loan Fund helps Palace Theatre gear up for future

This week, the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region closed on a loan to the Palace Theatre totaling $390,000. The loan will help prepare this performing arts center — which is best known for its spotlight performances and twinkling marquee — for a bright future!

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Habitat for Humanity levels up Sheridan Hollow

Habitat for Humanity Housing

In 2015, Habitat for Humanity of the Capital District, with $600,000 in financing from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, completed the construction of 13 affordable, energy-efficient homes in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood. This project was just the latest phase of residential development for this neighborhood, with included the construction of 30 Habitat homes including both new construction and rehab.In 2015, Habitat for Humanity of the Capital District, with $600,000 in financing from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, completed the construction of 13 affordable, energy-efficient homes in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood. This project was just the latest phase of residential development for this neighborhood, with included the construction of 30 Habitat homes including both new construction and rehab.

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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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