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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Grants, Fundraising, and Resources, November 14

Grants, Fundraising, and Resources – A Practical How-To with Joan Oliver Learn how to create proposals worth funding with Joan Oliver, head of Joan Oliver Development Services. Oliver will help you learn how to achieve your fundraising goals by providing guidance on grant-writing, and an introduction to other financial resources.…

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Instagram for Business, November 19

“Instagram for Business” offers entrepreneurs the tools and know-how to use this fast-moving popular social media platform to their best advantage. Marketing professional Michael Roach will show you how to turn your experiences and products into posts that matter and engage your customers. November 19, 5:30pm-7:30pm Community Loan Fund of…

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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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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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