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A Nonprofit Lender for 30 Years

For 30 years, we’ve been working to create a thriving, inclusive and equitable economy where all people have access to build wealth and prosperity for themselves, their families and communities. As the only nonprofit, community-based lender exclusively serving Westchester and the Hudson Valley, we drive capital and resources to start-ups and small business owners typically excluded from current systems and to affordable housing development. Community Capital New York is an SBA-lender and a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


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A Letter from Kim Jacobs

March 20, 2020 Dear Friends, I have never been prouder to be part of this team as they have worked day in and day out...

Negotiating with Your Landlord During COVID-19

One of the biggest expenses many small businesses face during this unprecedented time is the cost of rent and space. In the face of the...

Is a Credit Builder Loan Right for You?

By: Rachael Dubin, Senior VP of Lending at Community Capital New York At Community Capital New York we have long understood that a solid credit...

Vet2Vet Task Force: Fostering Veteran Entrepreneurship in the Hudson Valley

A safe, affordable home, a reliable job, and access to health and business support are some of the building blocks that all people need to...

Building Credit for Your Business

By: Kim Jacobs, President and CEO at Community Capital New York  When launching a new business, entrepreneurs quickly learn that their personal credit history and...

What’s in a Credit Score?

By: Rachael Dubin, Senior VP of Lending at Community Capital New York When applying for a small business loan, the first thing a lender will...

Supporting the Women Entrepreneurs of Community Capital New York at the Women’s Leadership Summit

We know entrepreneurs need much more than just financing.  We were thrilled to be able to invite several strong women entrepreneurs to the Women’s Leadership...

Energy Efficient Businesses

As the temperatures rise, save on utility bills by making your business more energy efficient. Now is an exciting time in New York State to...

Doing What We Do…Better!

Pinpointing Opportunities for Growth. Ours is a success story about how two organizations with aligned missions joined forces to innovate and improve how we meet...