Valley Celebrates Access to Capital in Newark

News | 12/5/2019

WAYNE, N.J. – Thursday, December 5, 2019 – Valley Bank joined with New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund, the City of Newark and Invest Newark to provide resources and technical assistance for small business owners and entrepreneurs on December 5th. All decked out for the season, the event was held at the Hanne’s Building where New Jersey Citizen Action has its headquarters; the second-floor atrium provided a perfect space for participants to engage with other sponsors as well as nonprofit small business service providers. Valley team members with expertise in Community and SBA Lending were also celebrating the Bank’s recent achievement, having earned the U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Preferred Lender” designation, which gives the Bank the ability to process SBA loans faster than ever before. Learn more about Valley’s SBA lending program by visiting

About New Jersey Citizen Action and New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund 
New Jersey Citizen Action is a statewide grassroots organization that fights for social, racial and economic justice. In addition to issue advocacy campaigns, NJCA provides free direct services to low-and moderate-income individuals across New Jersey to empower people to take control of their economic futures
New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund provides free comprehensive outreach and education programs, including small business technical assistance, HUD-certified housing & foreclosure counseling, tax preparation and financial education that increases economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income NJ communities.

About Valley Bank
As the principal subsidiary of Valley, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $33.8 billion in assets. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates over 200 branches across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable team dedicated to meeting customer needs. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley's corporate citizenship philosophy. To learn more about Valley, go to or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.