$2 million up for grabs for Hudson Valley businesses

BEACON — Small businesses in the Hudson Valley can look forward to a new $2 million fund for microloans. Money from Community Capital New York can make a huge difference to a little enterprise. Just ask Ernie Molina. Molina and his wife, Mary, began their business, Lola Granola, named after their daughter, several years ago when they'd hit hard times financially. The Bedford Hills couple got a loan from the Community Capital nonprofit ...
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The Power of Rent Reporting

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Featured in The Journal News

For 25 years Hawthorne-based Community Capital New York has been an alternative lender for small businesses that can't get traditional loans. The nonprofit group estimates that it has invested more than $2,175,000 in Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties. Those loans have helped create about 3,000 jobs and 78 start-up businesses. "A lot of businesses, particularly start-ups, have a very difficult time getting bank financing," said Kim ...
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Our Client in the Huffington Post

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to hang on to an old dream that has stopped nurturing us -- that there is always time to start a new dream. This week's story is about a mother who had to find a way to make ends meet after her business went under. The product she came up with is now sold in supermarkets throughout the U.S., and is ...
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Save the Date

The second annual GROW Conference for Small Business owners has been set for May 2, 2014 at Westchester Community College's Gateway for Entrepreneurship. ...
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Where The Styled Things Are

There are a lot of cool T-shirts: those that glow, those with hometown pride, those better suited for the runway than the weekend. Basics are so yesterday. Nix the pretension but not the ease and the cause with super soft 100% cotton tees made in the USA, each sporting humorous takes on wild animals. Throw on one of twenty-something’s Rick Waters OMUNKY limited-edition tees ($25), emblazoned with an adorable giraffe wearing sunglasses or bucks ...
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Community Capital NY Executive Director Kim Jacobs Lauded for Helping Thousands

Community Capital NY has an impressive record creating 2200 affordable housing units since out 1989 inception, all under the guidance of the same woman: Kim Jacobs. Three cheers from a grateful county and a $3500 check came her way on June 13 when she accepted the Stanley Schear Leadership Award, named for the now-deceased Westchester Senior Housing and Services Coalition chairman. Community Capital NY under Jacobs’ leadership last year teamed ...
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The New Face of Attainable Housing

The New Face of Attainable Housing Community Capital New York Cuts the Ribbon on a Painted Victorian Lady. An Economic Catalyst, CCNY Rehabbed it from Abandoned to an Attainable Home. IKEA supports the endeavor. Community Capital New York, one of the largest nonprofit microfinance agencies working in seven Hudson Valley counties, and Mayor Mary Foster will cut the ribbon on a late 1800s Victorian home rehabbed back to its Painted Lady splendor. ...
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Ribbon Cutting on Glorious Painted Lady: 

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Financing Tools for Affordable Housing

Community Capital New York and Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, Center for Housing Solutions, sponsored a workshop on February 14, 2013 to  showcase financing tools for affordable housing that have not been widely used in the Hudson Valley region.  These financial tools may be more useful than some of the current options for development and respond to the changing demographic profiles found throughout the Hudson Valley.  The Baby Boomers are ...
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