Driving Capital. Building Prosperity. Transforming Neighborhoods.

A Community Development Mission-Driven Nonprofit Lender for Over 30 Years

Since 1989, Community Capital New York has 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. Community Capital New York is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization, SBA Lender, and a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution

We drive capital and resources to start-ups and small business owners in the Hudson Valley typically excluded from current systems. We support affordable housing developments throughout New York State through capital and technical assistance. We support low and moderate income communities and communities of color gain access to capital and resources to grow their businesses and build wealth.


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The 4 Do’s & Don’ts of Business Planning During a Pandemic

Q1 is a great time to reflect and set goals for you and your small business. However, many financial resolutions don’t make it to the...
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A 5-Year Plan & $25 Billion for Affordable Housing in New York State

“I am very encouraged that Governor Hochul is committed to funding and making legislative changes to encourage the development of much needed affordable units and...
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Meet Mama Faye: Founder, Owner, CEO of Boutique, Taaru Majeure

A Small Business Story Taaru means beauty and elegance in the native language of Wolof Sénégal . When Mama Faye first opened Taary Majeure, her...
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Wishing You Happy & Healthy Holidays!

Dear Community, We wish you and your loved ones a very safe & healthy holiday season. Please note our offices will be closed between December...
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Stepping Up to Bridge Academic Disparity: S.T.E.P. Academics, A Nonprofit Lending Story

Receiving a fulfilling and quality education is a basic necessity, yet many children fall behind because they lack essential academic services. That’s why Lauren Fofana,...
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The Ridgeway: Providing Affordable Housing in Yonkers

"Building mixed-income communities in Westchester would not be possible without partners like Community Capital New York. We are thankful for their support of this project...
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Proud to Partner with Housing Visions for Affordable Housing in New York State

Thirty-one years ago, a group of dedicated parishioners set out to revitalize the east side of Syracuse, New York. They noticed that properties in their...
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How Personal Credit Impacts Business: Johnah’s Journey at Stella Bella Beauty Salon

Kingston, New York // September 21, 2021 After 15 years of hard work in the salon industry, Johnah Incardona was determined to branch out and...
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Reflections from Our First Wakanda Celebration

Mount Vernon, New York // September 4, 2021 “We were honored to be included in the vibrant experience of African culture that was the Wakanda...
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