Capital District Black Chamber of Commerce - CDBCC

Capital District Black Chamber of Commerce - CDBCC We are dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining Minority communities, particularly those of Black or African American descent, through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity in Albany, NY & the surrounding Capital District.

We will improve the financial landscape in minority communities through economic empowerment and the development, advocacy and support of current and future local businesses. We will seek government support, provide training, and build relationships with appropriate partners in support of this Mission.

Operating as usual

Know a student who might be interested and qualify?
12/21/2016
BlackNews.com

Know a student who might be interested and qualify?

Still plenty of time left for students to apply for the Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship program!

Small business owners.. you may qualify
03/17/2015

Small business owners.. you may qualify

If you're a small business owner, you may be eligible for the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit. To see if you qualify, visit: bit.ly/1gPnjlo

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come see the Soul Rebel Performance Troupe in August Wilson's FENCES at The Eg...
02/20/2015

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come see the Soul Rebel Performance Troupe in August Wilson's FENCES at The Egg -Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, New York! The Chamber is proud to sponsor this event. It's going to be a great show - 8pm Fri & Sat and 4pm Sunday- see you there!

02/12/2015
CDBCC Presents Fences by August Wilson at The Egg!

Join us for a production of August Wilson's Fences at The Egg -Empire State Plaza February 20th-22nd. This very talented cast includes our own Corey Ellis. Call the box office at 473-1875 for tickets or go to www.theegg.org/events!

Join us 2/20-2/22 at The Egg! Call box office at 473-1875 for tickets

Make plans now to check out our presentation of FENCES Feb 20-22nd at The Egg. Empire State Plaza!
01/21/2015

Make plans now to check out our presentation of FENCES Feb 20-22nd at The Egg. Empire State Plaza!

Capital District Black Chamber Presents: August Wilson's Fences!

The NY State of Health team will be hosting informational sessions around our region from Amsterdam to Queensbury. Their...
01/20/2015

The NY State of Health team will be hosting informational sessions around our region from Amsterdam to Queensbury. Their next local event will be a public forum Thurs 1/22 6-8pm sponsored by New Jerusalem Home of the Saved Church & The Sheridan Hollow Neighborhood Association. Call 518-463-0260 for more details...

We will be at over 20 events across New York this week, helping you and your loved ones sign up for affordable, quality health insurance coverage. Cities include:

Tonawanda
Odgensburg
New York City
Syracuse (2x)
Cicero
Lowville
Watertown (2x)
Conklin
Auburn (2x)
Utica
Canton
Sidney
Margaretville
Rome
Binghamton
Oswego
Albany

Don't forget to visit us at one of our Sign-Up New York locations too: bit.ly/Y74Q1z.

Motivational Monday:
01/19/2015

Motivational Monday:

We hope that everyone enjoyed a very relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. Now who's ready to participate in #smallbusinessSatu...
11/29/2014
Small Business Saturday

We hope that everyone enjoyed a very relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. Now who's ready to participate in #smallbusinessSaturday ?

Welcome to the official Small Business Saturday page where shopping small is BIG! Join us and support small business!

Thank you to all veterans who have served and those who continue to serve our country...
11/12/2014

Thank you to all veterans who have served and those who continue to serve our country...

Timeline Photos
11/04/2014

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
11/04/2014

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
11/04/2014

Timeline Photos

Today we celebrate the contributions of all workers... Hope you take some time to relax & reward your hard work today!
09/01/2014

Today we celebrate the contributions of all workers... Hope you take some time to relax & reward your hard work today!

Check out this great event today hosted by Mission Accomplished Transition Services, Inc.
08/23/2014

Check out this great event today hosted by Mission Accomplished Transition Services, Inc.

Join us on Saturday, August 23rd for the 2nd Annual I'm About My Business Fashion Show. Advance tickets: Adults - $20, Children under 12 - $12; At the Door: All ages $25

08/05/2014

Have a page for your Capital District business? Share it here!

08/04/2014

This is your Chamber... what would you like more information on in 2014?

Be persistent...
07/29/2014

Be persistent...

Never Quit!!! Success Is Right Around The Corner!

Just passing along for those who might be interested...
07/23/2014
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07/21/2014
How to Comply with the NYS Not-For-Profit Revitalization Act

The NYS Not-For-Profit Revitalization Act took effect July 1, 2014... Find out if your non-profit is in compliance Thurs. July 24th from 10:30 am-12:30pm Albany Law School

The Nonprofit Revitalization Act, unanimously passed by New York’s legislature last June, was signed into law by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on December 18, 2013.

If you're out and about this weekend...
07/17/2014
6th Annual Troy Pig Out

If you're out and about this weekend...

The Troy Pig Out is back this summer for it's 6th year, bring the best BBQ around to downtown Troy Ny on July 13 & 14. Come party in the Riverfront Park for two jammed packed days full of music, chef demonstrations, children's activities, and what else? Great BBQ of course!

07/10/2014

Who braved the weather to see Maxwell tonight?

Celebrate the 4th by testing your knowledge...
07/04/2014
Could you pass the citizenship test? (Long version)

Celebrate the 4th by testing your knowledge...

Applicants to become a naturalized U.S. citizen have to answer 10 of 100 possible questions about civics. Take this quiz of 50 of the hardest ones to find out how many you can answer.

Wishing everyone in the Capital District a safe and happy 4th of July Weekend!!!
07/04/2014

Wishing everyone in the Capital District a safe and happy 4th of July Weekend!!!

RT @NYStateofHealth: Offer your employees health insurance: The #SmallBusiness Marketplace is enrolling for August 1. ht...
06/30/2014
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RT @NYStateofHealth: Offer your employees health insurance: The #SmallBusiness Marketplace is enrolling for August 1. http://t.co/ijbiDO0D9F

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Did you know? All plans in the Small Business Marketplace cover these 10 essential health benefits: http://t.co/x8bzzlMw...
06/21/2014
Benefits: What are essential health benefits? | New York State of Health

Did you know? All plans in the Small Business Marketplace cover these 10 essential health benefits: http://t.co/x8bzzlMw8N #getcovered

Aug 20, 2013These are the 10 key health services that must be covered by every health plan. All health plans sold at New York State of Health must include them. Most plans sold elsewhere for individuals and small businesses must also include them. The 10 “essential” services are:Care at a doctor’s…

Happening tonight in Schenectady..
06/20/2014

Happening tonight in Schenectady..

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90 State St
Albany, NY
12207

General information

The purpose of the Capital District Black Chamber of Commerce shall be to expand the concepts of business development and capitalism through educational platforms and increase access to resources, management and operation skills, technical support, procurement opportunities, effective networking, and sharing of information for Black owned businesses and other minority owned businesses. Our activities will be driven by our Strategic Plan*. The Chamber will be a nonprofit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian, abiding by the rules set forth via IRS 501

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(518) 591-4655

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On #SupportYourLocalChamber of Commerce Day, we thank Capital Region Chamber, Guilderland Chamber of Commerce, Colonie Chamber of Commerce, Bethlehem Chamber, Capital District Black Chamber of Commerce - CDBCC for their critical role in strengthening and promoting economic development in Albany County.
Join The Underground Railroad Education Center for their virtual series, LibertyCon2021: Freedom Road, the Struggle for Justice Continues. This monthly series of presentations and conversations featuring leading scholars and activists includes 10 inspiring and educational sessions. Session 1 begins Saturday at 3. You can attend single events for a $10 donation, or the entire series for $80. We look forward to seeing you there! Direct link: LibertyCon 2021 - Underground Railroad Education Center undergroundrailroadhistory.org • 1 min read
Join the Underground Railroad Education Center for their virtual series, LibertyCon2021: Freedom Road, the Struggle for Justice Continues. This monthly series of presentations and conversations featuring leading scholars and activists includes 10 inspiring and educational sessions. Session 1 begins Saturday at 3. You can attend single events for a $10 donation, or the entire series for $80. We look forward to seeing you there! Direct link: LibertyCon 2021 - Underground Railroad Education Center undergroundrailroadhistory.org • 1 min read
The COVID-19 Small Business Adaptation Program (SBAP) City of Albany small businesses impacted by the ongoing pandemic that need assistance in covering costs related to operating in accordance with health and safety requirements can now apply for funding from a new grant program. Up to half-a-million dollars will be made available. Eligible applicants may apply for up to $10,000 and eligible disadvantaged business enterprises (woman, minority and veteran-owned businesses) may apply for up to $20,000 in direct-reimbursement grants. Up to $500,000 in grant resources will be made available. To learn more please visit: https://capitalizealbany.com/grants/?fbclid=IwAR0rs9rim8pH2JhPUX5zE4mHbANJXLI4j2tnkQZ0CY3WuxiJJhdXq2PT_UM #supportsmalbany #AlbanyNy #shoplocal #supportsmallbusiness Kathy Sheehan Lark Street Bid Central Avenue Business Improvement District Downtown Albany, New York Albany Common Council Capital District Black Chamber of Commerce - CDBCC Capital Region Chamber
Learn more at www.capitalizealbany.com/grants. City of #Albany small businesses impacted by the ongoing pandemic that need assistance in covering costs related to operating in accordance with health and safety requirements can now apply for funding from a new grant program. Up to half-a-million dollars will be made available. - Reopening: The purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face coverings, disposable gloves and protective gowns necessary to minimize the spread of COVID-19. - Retraining: The development and implementation of programs to train new employees, or re-train existing workforce on new business practices. - Restocking: The purchase of perishable goods to replace those that were lost due to COVID-19 and those that were used to supply recovery efforts. - Reorganizing: The purchase of furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE) such as physical barriers between workstations, employees and customers; hand sanitzer stations, or café tables and chairs necessary to adapt a business’ space to minimize the spread of COVID -19. - Reimagining: The development and implementation of new programs or product lines to expand/adapt operations to meet new market demands. Eligible applicants may apply for up to $10,000 and eligible disadvantaged business enterprises (woman, minority and veteran-owned businesses) may apply for up to $20,000 in direct-reimbursement grants. The new COVID-19 Small Business Adaptation Program (SBAP) is made possible with support from the Albany Community Development Agency (ACDA), and City of Albany Industrial Development Agency. The program will be administered by Capitalize Albany Corporation and will prioritize minority and women-owned businesses and those that serve low-to-moderate-income areas. #supportsmalbany Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Lark Street Business Improvement District, Central Avenue Business Improvement District, Downtown Albany, New York, ParkAlbany, Albany Common Council, Capital District Black Chamber of Commerce - CDBCC, Capital Region Chamber
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