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Credit Building & Small Business Resources

While we provide access to the capital you need to start and grow your business, we also offer additional resources to guide you as you reach your entrepreneurship goals.

Explore the resources below for information on building your credit, start-up tools and training, and loan readiness.

Small Business Resources

The Small Business Administration (SBA)

From planning and launching your business to managing and growing your business, the SBA offers a resource to meet you where you are in your journey. You’ll find extensive information, tools, and services for entrepreneurs through the SBA. Visit the SBA website to learn more.

New York Small Business Development Center (NYSBDC)

The New York Small Business Development Center offers free high-quality and confidential small business counseling and training. Learn more about the NYSBDC by making an appointment.


SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer business mentors dedicated to helping small business owners start and grow their businesses. SCORE offers mentorship, workshops, and more across the US. Visit the SCORE website to find your local chapter.

Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC)

The WEDC supports women throughout the entire process of entrepreneurship by offering training programs, workshops, seminars, networking opportunities, and so much more. Check out the WEDC’s website to learn more about the organization’s offerings.

Westchester Catalyst – Minority and Women-Owned Business Program

When it comes to small business, Westchester County is committed to creating a level playing field and helping everyone succeed.

The Minority and Women-Owned Business Program is an excellent resource for minority- and women-owned businesses, which may be just starting out or have long been established in the local economy.

The Acceleration Project

TAP is a female-founded, female-led nonprofit that is laser focused on creating a more equitable economy by delivering high-caliber and impactful services to under-resourced small businesses.

Women’s Business Development Council

For women looking for business training and education within Fairfield County, CT, the WBDC delivers. The organization offers classes, business advising, and more. Visit the WBDC website to get started.

Credit Building, Credit Repair & Your Credit Score

Community Capital New York Credit Repair & Building Classes

Want to learn how to build or repair your credit? We offer in-depth classes to give you the tools necessary to do so. For information about our workshops and webinars, get in touch!

Financial Wellness

GreenPath, one of the most extensive credit counseling services, offers support for those who want to help manage their debt. Contact GreenPath by calling 1-800-550-1961 or visit their website to schedule an appointment.

Credit Report

Receive a free credit report every 12 months by visiting Annual Credit Report.

Tools for Understanding
Your Credit Score

Want to go beyond simply monitoring your credit score? Learn more about your credit score, how it’s calculated, and tips for improvement by visiting myFICO or CreditWise by Capital One.

Ready to Apply for a Loan?
Apply Now.

If you’re ready to take a step toward starting or growing your business, Community Capital New York is here to help. To apply for a small business loan, apply here now. For questions about our loan options, call us at 914-747-8020.