CC Industrial Development Agency – VIA CONFERENCE CALL

June 2, 2020 - 8:30AM

Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia County Industrial Development Agency held on June 2, 2020 at 8:30AM, for the purpose of discussing any business presented to the Agency for consideration.  This meeting will be held via Conference Call.  Conference Call-In: 1.800.245.9874; Access Code: 3180900.  The public is invited to phone…

Governor Announces $100M Loan Fund for Small Businesses

May 22, 2020

Governor Cuomo announced today the New York Forward Loan Fund, a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE.

Columbia Comeback Shop Local Initiative

May 21, 2020

Columbia County Tourism and the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Columbia County Economic Development Corporation, are pleased to announce a county-wide Shop Local Initiative to drive more sales from patrons in the county to local businesses in our communities as part of Columbia Comeback.

Columbia Comeback Committee Schedules First Meeting

May 7, 2020

          Hudson, NY – The Columbia County Comeback Committee was formed last week by Columbia County Board of Supervisors to assist Columbia County businesses as the county looks ahead to the re-start of business activities.  The Committee has been tasked to serve as a resource for county businesses to navigate the…

5 Things New York Businesses Should be Doing Now Ahead of Reopening

May 6, 2020

Businesses are continuing to figure out what the new normal will look like as regions and industries across the state prepare to reopen as the spread of the coronavirus slows. Mike Poveda and A. Michael Bucci warn against planning too far into the future, or ignoring the new realities completely.

Grant to Help Local Advertisers Through the COVID-19 Crisis

May 6, 2020

Downtown Digital Group, an advertising and marketing solutions company, and Johnson Newspaper Corp. are launching “A Hand Up Marketing Grant” program to give area businesses help in promoting — and reintroducing — their business to the community following weeks of closures or limited operations due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Rapid Recovery Loans Available to Columbia County Businesses

May 6, 2020

Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) today announced they have established a $300,000 Rapid Recovery Loan Program to support small businesses in Columbia County. The new Rapid Recovery Loan Program offers low-interest loans of up to $15,000 to qualified applicants.

Columbia Comeback to Assist Return of Businesses

May 1, 2020

“I’m pleased to announce the formation of Columbia Comeback and looking forward to seeing the committee become a great resource for Columbia County businesses as we look ahead to the time when we can resume business activities,” said Columbia County Board of Supervisors Chairman Matt Murell on Friday.