Leadership Cayuga: Go behind the scenes and network with the business community

Over the course of nine months from September through May, Leadership Cayuga participants are invited into the inner fabric of what makes our County and community tick. They are given the opportunity to meet with community leaders, learn hands-on with human service agencies, and get behind the scenes tours of local businesses and landmarks. All … Continued

July 2019: Economic Development News from Cayuga County

Did you know that you can get local and regional economic development news from the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) delivered to your inbox?   Subscribe via the orange “Subscribe” button at the bottom of the page, and we will keep you up-to-date on what’s happening at our organization and in the business community. Missed our … Continued

Regional Council in search of innovative projects

The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council (CNY REDC) is seeking qualified projects to benefit from this year’s funding opportunity through the state’s Regional Council process. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed more than $750 million in state resources be distributed in Round IX of the REDC awards. This includes up to $150 million in … Continued

Business Assistance for Veterans in Cayuga County

As we celebrate Independence Day, the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) team felt it was an appropriate time to talk about the services we offer for veterans in Cayuga County. As economic developers, we are able to assist veteran business owners and entrepreneurs. While veterans may take advantage of any of our services, there are … Continued

Auburn NY: fastest US city for internet speeds, according to study

Cayuga County seat, Auburn, NY, adds another top ranking – #1 among U.S. cities with the fastest internet speeds – to its list of accolades.  In 2010, Forbes magazine ranked Auburn #1 in the Northeast Region for the “best small city to raise a family.” Now, according to a PCMag study completed by the publication’s … Continued

Looking for Cayuga County’s next top young entrepreneurs!

Do you know a middle or high school student between the ages of 11 and 18, who has a great idea, passion, talent, skill, or is interested in starting their own business? If so, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is here to help them get their ideas … Continued

Applications for Round 9 funding open, new programs available

Each year the State of New York offers a variety of funding resources through the annual Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) process. This process allows projects, from arts and tourism to business development and energy efficiency, to apply for multiple grants and tax credits through a single online application called the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). … Continued

NOAA seeks public comment on proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is considering a national marine sanctuary in eastern Lake Ontario to protect historically significant shipwrecks and related maritime heritage resources, and is holding four public meetings on the proposal. This is the first step in the designation process, and the public can comment through July 31 on the … Continued

Feedback requested on arts district draft plan

CNY Arts, an organization promoting the arts and culture industry in the Central New York region, has released its Arts & Entertainment District draft plans for five CNY cities including Auburn. The plans are available to view and comment on via this link:  https://cnyarts.konveio.com/.  The organization is asking for respectful feedback as all comments made … Continued

Info sessions on Round 9 of NYS funding scheduled

Each year the State of New York offers a variety of funding resources through the annual Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) process. This process allows projects, from arts and tourism to business development and energy efficiency, to apply for grants and tax credits through a singular online application called the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). This … Continued