Attention Non-Profits Applying for State Funding: Don’t Forget Grants Gateway!

If you are a non-profit applying for State funding, including through the Consolidated Funding Application, you MUST be prequalified in Grants Gateway before you submit your application. If you do not take this step, you could be deemed an ineligible applicant. If you are already prequalified in Grants Gateway, make sure to update your account … Continued

Why be a SCORE volunteer?

Written by Nancy Ansteth Did your favorite shop go out of business? Move its location? Why are there so many vacant storefronts in our town? These would be ideal locations for small businesses. Right? Do you realize the answers to these questions may be influenced by YOU? When you see opportunities in your village, town … Continued

A Slice of Life in Cayuga County

Friday, May 12, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW).  Established by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of EDW is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.  Throughout this week, we at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) will be … Continued

Celebrating International Economic Development Week

This week, May 8 through May 13, is International Economic Development Week, which makes it the perfect time to address a question we here at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) get all the time: “What really is economic development?” A very valid question. In the case of CEDA, our mission is “To foster a … Continued

CEDA’s Bruce Sherman Appointed to CNYIBA Board

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW).  Established by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of EDW is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.  Throughout this week, we at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) will be … Continued

Three Historic Economic Developers from Cayuga County

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW), and the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is celebrating by sharing information that increases awareness of what economic development means to Cayuga County.  At CEDA our mission is to foster a sustainable quality of life in Cayuga County through job retention, expansion, and attraction. … Continued

Shop local, Cayuga County

May 8, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW).  Established by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of EDW is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.  Throughout this week, we at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) will be sharing … Continued

Going to College? Don’t Overlook Wells College and Cayuga Community College

We have two incredible institutions of higher education here in Cayuga County. Wells College is a private, four-year college located in Aurora. Cayuga Community College (CCC) is part of the SUNY system, but focuses more on associates degrees, certifications, and non-credit education. I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz about New York State’s new Excelsior Scholarship … Continued

How we helped one small Auburn business grow

As the Cayuga Economic Development Agency’s business development specialist, my focus is new business for Cayuga County.  I work to attract new businesses to either expand or relocate here and provide assistance to entrepreneurs who want to start or acquire a business.  The attraction side of my work involves collaboration with local, regional, and state … Continued