Technical assistance for your Cayuga County business

We are celebrating Economic Development Week (EDW) 2018!  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 information via blog … Continued

How Cayuga County businesses can access state grants and financing

Every spring, New York State lawmakers pass a budget from the upcoming year. This year’s budget, like the seven before it, included resources for the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process. The CFA is a streamlined application process for businesses, non-profits, schools, municipalities, and other organizations to access various types of grant and financing assistance. The … Continued

Employee training assistance programs in Cayuga County

We are celebrating Economic Development Week (EDW) 2018!  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 information via blog … Continued

Local and State incentives available to Cayuga County businesses

We are celebrating Economic Development Week (EDW) 2018!  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 information via blog … Continued

How can economic developers help your Cayuga County business grow?

We are celebrating Economic Development Week (EDW) 2018!  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 information via blog … Continued

How Leadership Cayuga helps our community

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy In almost 30 years of running Leadership Cayuga, we have created a large pool of knowledgeable, committed individuals ready to make a positive difference in their community. We’ve seen our over 600 graduates from the program do amazing things like run for local … Continued

Celebrate National Beer Day in Cayuga County!

On April 7, 1933, the Cullen-Harrison Act went into effect after signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who then famously said, “I think this would be a good time for a beer.” Wikipedia has plenty more information on the subject of National Beer Day, but we thought this might be a good time … Continued

State Grant Application Information Session Coming to 2 State Street

Is your Cayuga County business considering applying for New York State grant funding this year? On April 10, 2018 at 4:00pm, representatives of the Central NY Regional Economic Development Council (CNY REDC) and Empire State Development will be giving a presentation to help businesses prepare for the 2018 round of State funding. The CNY REDC … Continued

How the Cayuga Economic Development Agency boosted a local business

Last year set a record for the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA).  As the Business Development Specialist, one of my roles is to assist entrepreneurs in starting up new businesses through mentoring and making connections to available resources. In 2017, over 115 individuals received assistance for starting their own businesses in Cayuga County.  This is … Continued

Welcome Samantha and Jessica!

We have some new faces at 2 State Street!  We welcome Samantha Frugé and Jessica Wrench to our team at Cayuga Strategic Solutions, the joint venture of the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce and the Cayuga Economic Development Agency. As the Economic Development Technical Specialist for CEDA, Samantha is responsible for assisting businesses with loans, … Continued