Brooklyn Coop Monthly Newsletter
So You Wanna Be An LLC?
Thinking of formalizing your business, but want to better understand your options? Come to this FREE information session!

Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00PM – 9:00PM
834 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Register by contacting Laurel:
718-418-8232 ext. 2112 or laurel [at] brooklyn [dot] coop

You'll learn:
- the pros and cons of formalizing your business
- the tax treatments of LLCs, Partnerships, and S Corps
- the legal protections these entities provide
- the nuts and bolts of forming each entity
Holiday Loan Special
Take advantage of our Holiday Loan special through January 15th.

  • All loans up to $1,500 will be issued at a lower 12.25% Annual Percentage Rate.

  • Maximum loan term is 1 year and 20% security deposit is required.

Email us: or call: (718) 418-8232 to apply or for more details.
Join the Grow Brooklyn Board!
BCoop sister organization Grow Brooklyn  is looking for a volunteer to join its Board of Directors as the Board Treasurer.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in ensuring economic equity for traditionally marginalized communities.

Click here  for more details about the position or email  to learn more about the Board Opportunities.
From the Blog: Who Works at Nonprofits?
Guest blogger Zade Haobsh talks about the people who keep Grow Brooklyn's VITA free tax program running....volunteers! Zade has been co-managing the tax program for 4 tax seasons and is gearing up for their biggest year ever.
January Holiday Schedule
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

Both branches will be closed on Saturday, January 18th and Monday, January 20th.
Next Homebuyer Class, Grants Available
Next Workshop will be this Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Please click here for details and to register. RSVP is required and space is limited.

Fee for the two part class is $50.

HPD HomeFirst down payment assistance program will provide a grant up to $40,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to be used towards the purchase of a home in one of the five boroughs.

The First Time Homebuyer Education Workshop is offered in one session of 6 hours and a 2 hour session of pre-purchase housing counseling that can be done before or after the workshop. Completion of both is required to receive the Homebuyer Education Certificate.
Free Financial Classes
Classes Start January 23rd, 2020

Times:     Thursdays 6-8pm   (4 weeks)

Location: 834 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Learn about budgeting, credit reports, savings, assets and basic investing. Qualify for free savings and checking accounts after completing the classes!
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