The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will increase economic opportunity for small businesses that lack access to credit and primarily serve low-income communities in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles
NEW YORK, October 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – VEDC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced a new lending program for African American-owned small businesses in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles. The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will boost economic opportunity for minority-owned businesses in these cities and help them serve low-income communities by providing them with greater access to capital, technical assistance and financial consulting.
NEW YORK, October 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Citi today announced a total donation of $190,000 to four community partners – City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO of Metro New York and New York City’s YMCA – through the Citi Community Home Runs Program. Ed Skyler, Citi’s Head of Global Public Affairs, and Mets outfielder and program ambassador Curtis Granderson marked the completion of the second season of the home runs program with a ceremonial check presentation to representatives from the four community organizations at the Union Square Citibank branch in New York City.
The SCAN LaGuardia House Nursery at East River in New York City currently serves 60 children ages 2-5 in a full-day preschool program, and regularly utilizes a Books for Kids library in their day-to-day activities. Last summer, an unexpected flood destroyed the original library, damaging the carpet, furniture and books.
New survey from TD Bank explores New Yorkers’ attitudes toward the environment and opinions about local green spaces
NEW YORK, June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, today released findings from its first Rooted In NYC Survey showing that 95 percent of city residents agree that forests and other natural areas are important to the health of their community, and 90 percent feel it’s important to them personally to see action taken on creating parks and shared green spaces within cities.
As part of the AECOM Impact blog’s #CoolJobs series, CarolynCaranante discusses how her work as an architectural project manager at One World Trade Center in New York City for Tishman Construction, an AECOM company, motivates her every day.
May 4, 2015/ 3BL Media/ - TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today announced the launch of "TD Forests: Rooted In NYC," a program that spotlights New Yorkers who are improving their urban environment and their communities.