Grow Your Business

Ongweoweh President Justin Bennett

Ongweoweh President Justin Bennett

With the myriad opportunities and services available for businesses looking to grow and scale, it can be hard to navigate them successfully without becoming overwhelmed. We have compiled a comprehensive list of organizations and opportunities in Ithaca & Tompkins County to help you grow or scale your business. We hope you will leverage these, as well as the Chamber as you continue to contribute to the economic vibrancy of our community.

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

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    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 start your business.

  • Join Rev

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    Rev is a business incubator and workspace in Ithaca, NY. They offer business mentorship, workspace, and startup resources for any new or growing business that will create jobs in the community.

  • Development Agency

    tompkins county area development

    Focused on economic development and dedicated to the creation, retention, and expansion of businesses in the area with the goal of maintaining and creating jobs.

  • Federal SBA

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    The U.S. Small Business Administration offers support in managing a business, securing funding for your business, and navigating government contracting.

  • Microenterprise


    Big Red Microenterprise (BRM) is a student-run educational experience that spurs microenterprise development by assisting self-employed individuals reach their business goals

  • Business Counseling

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    The Small Business Development council offers free counseling small business owners. Get assistance with various parts of starting a business from small business owners.

More to explore:

  • Access to Capital
    & Loans

    access to capital and loans in TOmpkins County

  • Incentives &
    Tax Abatements

    Tax incentives

  • Regional &
    NYS AssistanceNew York State