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- ACCÍON New York -
ACCION New York provides micro-loans and business advisory services to individuals and small businesses that do not have access to traditional sources of credit.
- BOC Capital Corp. - Business Outreach Center Network -
BOC Capital Corp. is an affiliate of the Business Outreach Center Network, and is a not-for-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).
It is dedicated to providing micro-enterprise financing, with a special focus on small-business, women, and minority and immigrant entrepreneurs.
- Business Resource Investment Service Center -
The Business Resource & Investment Center (BRISC) was established by the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone and
the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide technical assistance and financing to small business owners and entrepreneurs located in Upper Manhattan.
- Community Development Corporation of Long Island, Inc. - Microloan Program -
The Community Development Corporation of Long Island is a private not-for-profit multifaceted housing, community development and economic development corporation.
It is dedicated to promoting job creation and community economic development by making equity investments, grants, and loans to small businesses that do not qualify for financing from traditional sources.
- East Harlem Business Capital Corporation -
East Harlem Business Capital Corporation is a non-profit community development and financial organization promoting economic development and job creation in East Harlem by providing small business owners and entrepreneurs access to capital and quality business technical and consulting services.
- Financing a Small Business [.doc] -
SBA Small Business Training Network Interview with Carl Knoblock
- Greater Jamaica Local Development Corporation, Inc. -
Greater Jamaica Development Corporation is in the community building business. Its purpose is to transform downtown Jamaica into a regional sub-center for the New York Metropolitan area.
- Long Island Development Corporation (LIDC) - Small Business Loans & L.I. Small Business Assistance Corp. -
Long Island Development Corporation is a regional economic development, not-for-profit corporation which makes long term, affordable loans to small businesses.
LIDC is the premier small business lender on Long Island.
- National Development Council - Grow America Fund -
The Grow America Fund provides SBA-guaranteed credit to small businesses in partnership with client communities, rural areas, and of minority- or women-owned businesses.
- New York City Financial Network Action Consortium (NYCfNAC) -
NYCfNAC promotes access to affordable, convenient and comprehensive financial services and credit by building a network of the city's leading community development credit unions and strengthening their capacity.
- New York Community Investment Company (NYCIC) -
NYCIC provides long-term capital of up to $1 million to select growing businesses in New York. Created in 1995 by a consortium of prominent banks, NYCIC was founded to support the growth of well-managed small companies with the potential to yield outstanding returns.
- Restoration Capital Fund -
Restoration Capital Fund (RCF) was established to be the catalyst for business development, entrepreneurship and the overall economic improvement of Central Brooklyn through the provision of training and capital in a one-stop financial resources center.
- SCORE -
SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs.
Take advantage of SCORE's wealth of resources to help finance your small business.
- Small Business Administration -
SBA provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses including 7(a), 504 and disaster assistance loans.
Though the SBA does not provide grants to help you start a business, included is information on organizations and sites that can assist you in locating special purpose grants.
- Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation -
A local development corporation focusing on commercial revitalization, employment placement services and housing development.
- Women's Venture Fund -
The Women's Venture Fund, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that targets women entrepreneurs in under-served urban communities. As a multi-service micro-lender, the Women's Venture Fund, Inc. assists these entrepreneurs in pursuing their business aspirations, thereby benefiting themselves, their families and their communities.
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