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 mission was to uplift women with luxurious skincare and formulas suitable for all skin types and skin tones. But, when the pandemic hit, she knew her customers had different needs.…

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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 24th and January 3rd, 2022. We look forward to reconnecting with you in the new year! Happy Holidays, The Community Capital New York Team

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Welcome Farshad Maltés, Our New President & CEO, To The Team!

“Community Capital New York has a wonderful, 30-year foundation in serving Westchester County and the Hudson Valley through its microlending and affordable housing efforts. We are poised for growth. I know that together with our partners, we can become even more impactful and expand our mission of wealth-building opportunities for the people in our community…

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Joe Prioritizes His Employees: Homespun Foods Café, Beacon, New York

Inspired by his experience as a wine director at the upscale Mediterranean restaurant il Buco, Joe Robitaille, the new owner of Homespun Foods, was determined to open up a business that encapsulated his eight years as a sommelier in New York City. So, on the heels of the pandemic, Joe purchased Beacon’s beloved Homespun Foods…

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Mother Gaia Greens Provides Sustainable Food Source in Hudson Valley

Meet Mother Gaia Greens: Co-Founded by sisters Kathleen and Michelle Vitner, this start-up business provides the mid-Hudson Valley with delicious and nutritious microgreens. Kathleen and Michelle converted a family hobby into a meaningful business with a mission to create local access to healthy and nutrient-dense greens. “Gardening has always been a part of our family.…

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Floor 13 Textiles: Pivoting Revenue Streams During COVID

A Community Capital New York Small Business Story Floor 13 Textiles, Kathleen Bennett Marold’s business venture, has garnered attention from Forbes and many other publications, celebrating her ability to pivot from being an employee to an entrepreneur.  Founded in 2012, Floor 13 Textiles, a textile sourcing company, supplies hospitality and contractors with high-end interior decorative…

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