Cayuga County is a great place to grow your business. From financing and technical assistance programs to its close proximity to major metropolitan areas in the Northeast U.S., Cayuga County has what your business needs to succeed.
The Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) has been offering free and confidential assistance to Cayuga County business owners and entrepreneurs for over a decade. From its start, our organization has … Continued
Last year, the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) provided free and confidential technical assistance, referrals, business planning assistance, and access to financial incentives to help businesses start or grow in … Continued
Cayuga County is located near more than a dozen colleges and universities and is home to successful K-12 systems that include both traditional and technical education. Furthermore, 86% of K-12 students graduate from high school, more than the state and national averages. Cayuga County is home to Cayuga Community College and Wells College (pictured above).
Another asset to Cayuga County’s education system is the Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). BOCES provides both career and technical education opportunities to juniors and seniors in high school as well as GED and continuing education for adults.
“At Aurora Ale and Lager, we hoped to expand our production capacity, but were new to raising funds on a larger scale. The team at CEDA was extremely helpful walking us through the whole process. We hope to be a more integral part of the community as we expand, and having the support of the county development agency is a great start!” ~John Evans, Aurora Ale & Lager Co.
“…CEDA introduced us to the opportunities available for businesses to expand and prosper in Cayuga County. While CIDEC has conducted business in Cayuga County for over 20 years, it was eye opening to see all the programs that were available to local businesses.” ~Chris Cherry; Owner; CIDEC, LLC
“… the CEDA office [has] been a help in setting up our small business in Auburn since day 1. From our first meeting until now they continue to offer support and guidance in helping us grow our business.” ~Matt Peirson, Owner, Simple Roast Coffee Company
Residents of Cayuga County are fortunate enough to experience a wide array of benefits and assets.
As the Business Development Specialist for CEDA, Julia is responsible for providing resources for entrepreneurs and emerging businesses.
Businesses with 10 or fewer employees should contact Julia. email@example.com
As the Economic Development Specialist for CEDA, Maureen works to retain and expand existing businesses, as well as to attract new businesses to expand or relocate to Cayuga County. To do so, she identifies available commercial sites and buildings, and helps businesses navigate the myriad of programs and incentives at the local, state, and federal levels.
Businesses with more than 10 employees should contact Maureen. firstname.lastname@example.org