Carver Federal Savings Bank in Partnership With NYC Business Solutions and the New York Business Development Corporation Host a Free Informational Workshop “Access to Capital for Small Business Entrepreneurs”

NEW YORK, Dec. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Carver Federal Savings Bank will host an informational workshop designed to help small business entrepreneurs make sound decisions about accessing capital to start, sustain or grow their businesses. During this free workshop, Carver will provide participants with the tools needed to develop, manage and understand the business solutions available to help them succeed in today's market.

This “Access to Capital for Small Business Entrepreneurs” workshop is being offered by Carver in tandem with NYC Business Solutions and the New York Business Development Corporation. The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • How do I get “credit ready”?
  • Eligibility requirements for SBA loans and other alternative loan products
  • Financing opportunities available for start-ups and existing businesses
  • Other programs and services available for small business owners
  • Introduction to Carver’s full suite of lending products

To register for the Access to Capital for Small Business Entrepreneurs workshop, please email or contact Zenja Quarles of Carver at (212) 360-8860.

Where: Carver Bank Atlantic Terminal Branch, 4 Hanson Place at St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

When: Thursday, December 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contact Details for Carver Federal Savings Bank:
Zenja Quarles
Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager
(212) 360-8860

Michael Herley/Ruth Pachman
(212) 521-4897/4891

About Carver Federal Savings Bank
Carver Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank, a federally chartered stock savings bank. Carver was founded in 1948 to serve African-American communities whose residents, businesses, and institutions had limited access to mainstream financial services. In light of its mission to promote economic development and revitalize underserved communities, Carver has been designated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a community development financial institution. Carver is among the largest African- and Caribbean-American managed banks in the United States, with nine full-service branches in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. For further information, please visit the Company's website at

About NYC Business Solutions
NYC Business Solutions is a set of free services offered by the Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate and expand in New York City. Whether you need financing assistance, legal advice, and ways to score new business opportunities with the City, recruiting advice, or help with permits or licenses, NYC Business Solutions can work for you – for FREE. For more information, please visit NYC Business Solutions’ website at

About New York Business Development Corporation
New York Business Development Corporation’s (NYBDC) goal is to promote the business prosperity and economic welfare of the State of New York by providing loans to small businesses including start-up, early stage and mature businesses, with a particular emphasis on minority and women owned businesses. NYBDC provides opportunities to access capital to create or preserve job opportunities and to stimulate the growth, expansion and modernization of small businesses in New York State. For more information, please visit NYBDC’s website at

Source:Carver Bancorp, Inc.