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CEDC 2022 Annual Member Meeting

Thank you to all who were able to join us for CEDC’s 2022 Annual Member Meeting on April 26th at Kozel’s Restaurant.

View video of the keynote address by Adam Bosch,
President & CEO of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress.

2022 Economic Development Grants

Round XII of Regional Economic Development Competition

The Consolidated Funding Application is now open, with applications due July 29 at 4:00PM, for a variety of economic development and related grant programs. 

Columbia County Virtual Housing Forum | Access Event Materials

CEDC County-Wide Broadband Study

Final Report - County Data - Maps

CEDC 2020 Annual Report

Become a CEDC Member!

2021 Annual Meeting

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On-Demand Webinars:

If you have been unable to attend SBDC’s recent webinars, they are currently available for on-demand viewing.  As additional program guidance becomes available, additional webinars will be scheduled.

On-Demand Webinars

Business Guide by SBA

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GROW HERE

Business growth is what drives economic growth, which is CEDC’s core mission. No matter what size or industry, CEDC can provide services to help your business expand.
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LOCATE HERE

Find out why Columbia County is a great place to locate your business and how CEDC can help during a relocation or expansion process.
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LIVE HERE

Columbia County has abundant cultural, recreational, and historical resources that provide a high quality of life to local residents.
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Learn about CEDC.

About Us

Mission Statement: Our mission is to strengthen the area’s tax base through economic development and job creation, to assist business to locate and expand within the County, and to promote Columbia County as a premier spot for both business investment and personal opportunity.

Business Financing

CEDC Loan Program: Our SBA Microloans are geared for small, medium and even large, for-profit businesses in Columbia and Greene Counties. All Microloans come with one-on-one technical assistance at no charge. Our CEDC Revolving Loan Fund is geared for start-ups and expanding businesses that create jobs in Columbia County. Interest rates and terms are competitive.
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CEDC Meeting Schedule

Monthly Newsletters

Meetings Now Being Held In Person

With the Governor having ended the State of Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic on June 24, 2021, CEDC has discontinued virtual meetings. All future meetings will be held in person at:

Columbia Economic Development Corporation

One Hudson City Centre, Suite 301
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Phone: 518.828.4718

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Columbia County Broadband

CEDC has been designated by Columbia County as the County’s broadband coordinator and has helped secure millions of dollars to expand broadband access through Federal, State, and private sources. As of July, 2021, CEDC is commissioning a study to further analyze gaps in broadband accessibility to prepare for anticipated future funding opportunities.

Broadband Maps and Updates