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Business Development Partners

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Business Assistance

Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)
Quality, cost-effective programs and services that prepare students and adult learners to meet workforce needs.
Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP)
Materials science research that helps companies improve products, increase yield, lower cost and foster innovation.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County (CCE)
Offering research, education and demonstration in Food and Ag Systems, Rural Stewardship, and Youth Development.
REH Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University
Under- and graduate entrepreneurial degree programs that meet the needs of the world's most innovative companies.
Shipley Center for Innovation
Hub for inventors and entrepreneurs to commercialize their products and connect with potential investors.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
SBDC provides no-cost programs and technical assistance services to start and grow small businesses.
St. Lawrence County Government
Provides a variety of services to residents in New York's largest county.
St. Lawrence County One Stop Career Center
Connecting job seekers to job opportunities, and services that help employers find and training employees.
Suny Canton CREST Center
Workforce development support, professional certifications, and custom training programs for your business.

Local Communities

Town of Brasher

Town of Canton

Village of Canton

Town of Clare

Town of Clifton

Town of Colton

Town of DeKalb

Town of DePeyster

Town of Edwards

Town of Fine

Town of Fowler

Town of Gouverneur

Village of Gouverneur

Town of Hammond

Village of Hammond

Town of Hermon

Village of Hermon

Village of Heuvelton

Town of Hopkinton

Town of Lawrence

Town of Lisbon

Town of Louisville

Town of Macomb

Town of Madrid

Town of Massena

Village of Massena

Town of Morristown

Town of Norfolk

Village of Norwood

City of Ogdensburg

Town of Oswegatchie

Town of Parishville

Town of Piercefield

Town of Pierrepont

Town of Pitcairn

Town of Potsdam

Village of Potsdam

Village of Rensselaer Falls

Village of Richville

Town of Rossie

Town of Russell

Town of Stockholm

Town of Waddington

Village of Waddington

Total Communities: 37

Regional Development Partners

Adirondack Economic Development Corporation (AEDC)
Free business planning, technical assistance, training and access to commercial loan funds.
Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA)
Leveraging investments and partnerships to create a vibrant, resilient entrepreneurial ecosystem.
CITEC Business Solutions
Provides consulting and training solutions that help businesses plan, perform, profit and grow.
Development Authority Of The North Country (DANC)
Technical services for communities, telecom infrastructure, loan funds to support business growth.
National Grid Economic Development
Grants in such areas as clean energy programs, energy infrastructure, energy efficiency and productivity.
North Country Alliance (NCA)
Alliance of economic development and business leaders providing business advocacy, loan funds and resources.
Point Positive, Inc.
Angel investor group focused on promising & scalable North Country start-up and early-stage ventures.
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Helping businesses navigate contracting with federal, state and local governments.
Pursuit Lending
Community-focused lender providing loan programs and advisory services designed to help your business succeed.
St. Lawrence River Valley Redevelopment Agency (RVRDA)
Low-interest loan fund, low-cost power and community grants funded by NYPA to support economic activity.
Workforce Development Institute (WDI)
Training and education funding to upgrade worker skills in preparation for new technologies in the workplace.


County Government

St. Lawrence County
Provides a variety of services to residents in New York's largest county.

New York State

Empire State Development (ESD)
Supports and encourages business growth with a variety of funds, loans, grants and other financial incentives.
New York Power Authority (NYPA)
Offers funding and low-cost power programs to support business growth and retention in St. Lawrence County.
New York State Department of Labor (DOL)
Connects job seekers and employers by providing recruitment services and hiring incentives.
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Objective information, innovative programs, technical expertise, and support to help increase energy efficiency.
North Country Regional Economic Development Council (REDC)
Provides local insights and establishes priorities to guide New York State investment in job creation and economic growth.

Federal Government

Department of Commerce - Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Financial support for the implementation of economic development strategies in distressed communities.
Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC)
Economic development project funding that leads to job creation and leverages private sector investments.
U.S. Customs And Immigration
Federal contracting opportunities, small business programs, and technicial information for doing business in the U.S.
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development
Financial and technical help for ag producers and cooperatives to get started and improve operations.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Counseling, capital and contracting assistance for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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