COVID-19 Business Resources


Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) is more committed than ever to
assisting businesses in Columbia County during these unprecedented times.  We hope the resources listed
below are helpful to you as you navigate the challenges of getting back to business.  


Questions?  Please contact us at:



CEDC Revolving Loan Fund & SBA Microloan Program – CEDC makes SBA Microloans to small, medium, and even large businesses. Funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), all lending decisions are made locally. Microloans are available to for-profit businesses in both Columbia and Greene Counties. All Microloans come with free technical assistance from CEDC staff and consultants. Call 518.828.4718 for more information or visit our loan webpage.

CEDC Rapid Recovery Loans – CEDC has established a $300,000 CECC and SBA Microloan Program to support small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Click here for more information or to apply.




Small Business Resources




Empire State Development (ESD) Resources



New York State Department of Labor (DOL) Resources



New York State Department of Health (DOH) Resources



Center for Disease Control (CDC) Resources



Local Resources