Whether you’re starting a business, growing a business, or planning a project or development, there is capital available for you.We have compiled a list of lending institutions that are members of our Chamber, as well as development agency loan funds, venture capital, and regional resources.
One of the most efficient ways to get connected with many of these resources is to contact the Chamber. We’re in the business of leveraging our network for your success. Reach out to Dominick Recckio, our Member Relationship Manager to learn more.
Join the Chamber
Joining the Chamber of Commerce can help you connect to the local business community quickly, and help you navigate the resources and opportunities while you seek funding for your business.
Regional Economic Development
The Southern Tier Regional Council offers a Rural Initiative Program, a Community Revitalization Program, and a Shovel Ready Program for ventures and communities in need of financing.
TCAD’s loans are generally used as gap financing where the existing bank financing and equity available are not sufficient to meet project costs.
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers various loan programs for small businesses in partnership with local lenders. Many of the loan programs are guaranteed.
Cayuga Venture Fund
CVF’s venture capital team is interested in startups at various stages across a wide range of industries. They invest in companies across New York State that excite them.
UVANY advances investments in companies throughout Upstate New York. They facilitate connections between capital providers, companies and transaction professionals across the state.
Big Red Microenterprise (BRM) is a student-run educational experience that spurs microenterprise development by assisting self-employed individuals reach their business goals