The New York Small Business Development Center (NYSBDC) provides small business owners and entrepreneurs in New York with the highest quality, confidential business counseling, training, and business research at no cost. Click here for more information.
Helping NYS businesses build back. Grants, tax credits, and technical assistance programs are available for small businesses affected by COVID. Click here to find the programs that are right for your business.
The SBA administers loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. Click here for details.
Business Mentor NY is a free, easy-to-use social network that allows entrepreneurs and volunteer business mentors to connect so they can solve problems and build businesses together. Click here to find a mentor.
USDA offers a variety of funding opportunities to help farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners finance their businesses. Explore their resources here to learn about funding programs that may meet your current business needs
Economic development projects can use the CFA as a support mechanism to access multiple state funding sources through one application. Click here for details.
WomensNet gives away at least $10,000 every month in grant money, along with a year-end grant of $25,000 to women owned businesses and women entrepreneurs.
Besides awarding grants, they are an entrepreneurial community of women who create unique content and special reports to help women business owners. On occasion, they consult or give personalized business advice to community members. Click here for details or apply for a grant.
SCORE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Click here for details.
NYSERDA offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. Click here for programs and eligibility.
The Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank (GMVLB) addresses vacant, abandoned and blighted properties located within the Mohawk Valley. The GMVLB acts in conjunction with Foreclosing Governmental Units (FGUs), other municipalities, and non-profit groups across the six counties to leverage all available resources to revitalize the region’s built environment and attract new development and investment. Click here for more information.
We offer technical assistance and consulting services to local governments undertaking clean energy actions and projects. Local government training is available through the Local Government Education Committee (LGEC)