Orquideas Beauty Salon

Rosaura Reynoso Orquideas Beauty Salon Crown Heights, Brooklyn With the help of a NYS CDFI, Rosaura received the capital and education needed to expand her salon service offerings, creating one job as result. A local entrepreneur celebrates a second year of success, and inspires new business opportunities in her neighborhood with the help of a…(Read More)

Croton-based, with two distribution centers in Mt Kisco, NY If your mantra is eat ‘healthy or die trying’—and it’s looking like it’s your funeral—husband and wife Ernie and Mary Molina have developed food for thought that is easier to swallow. After an extended period of unemployment and subsisting on food…(Read More)

NYS CDFI Coalition Lobby Day

In 2007 New York established a State CDFI Fund modeled after that of the US Treasury, the first  in the country. It has not been funded to date. The New York State CDFI Coalition is requesting a $15 million appropriation in the 2016 budget to help: revitalize downtowns in upstate NY create affordable housing support…(Read More)

The Spring Bank branch and headquarters on 167th Street in The Bronx, New York (Photo by Oscar Perry Abello) For the full article please visit NextCity It was September 15th, 2008. Melanie Stern was the point-person for the New York State Coalition of CDFIs (community development financial institutions). She and a few other coalition…(Read More)

Orquideas Beauty Salon

September 27, 2016 Rosaura Reynoso

Rosaura Reynoso Orquideas Beauty Salon Crown Heights, Brooklyn With the help of a NYS CDFI, Rosaura received the capital and education needed to expand her salon service offerings, creating one job as result. A local entrepreneur celebrates a second year…

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Lola Granola – Mary and Ernie Molina

September 21, 2016 Mary and Ernie Molina

Croton-based, with two distribution centers in Mt Kisco, NY If your mantra is eat ‘healthy or die trying’—and it’s looking like it’s your funeral—husband and wife Ernie and Mary Molina have developed food for thought…

(Read More)

NYS CDFI Coalition Lobby Day

September 20, 2016

In 2007 New York established a State CDFI Fund modeled after that of the US Treasury, the first  in the country. It has not been funded to date. The New York State CDFI Coalition is requesting a $15 million appropriation…

(Read More)