COVID-19 Emergency Microloan Program

The Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is offering an Emergency Microloan for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. This Emergency Microloan program offers small, but favorable, loans and is not intended to fully replace lost revenue or cover all operating costs for the duration of the situation. It is intended to provide some breathing … Continued

We are here to help Cayuga County businesses

We have released a Coronavirus Response Survey to collect inquiries from Cayuga County businesses in regard to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Businesses of all types and sizes that are in need of financial and technical assistance resources are encouraged to complete the survey, which can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F3TGTTF. Any Cayuga County business can call … Continued

CEDA Update – March 19, 2020

Our staff are working to keep you up-to-date on what’s happening in the business community and at our organization during this disruptive and difficult time.  SUBSCRIBE to our listserv to get our updates delivered to your inbox. Our Specialists are available to Cayuga County businesses with FREE and CONFIDENTIAL assistance. We encourage you to reach … Continued

A message from the Cayuga County Emergency Operations Center

Dear Cayuga County businesses: As you all make decisions about the safety of your staff and customers in the midst of this health crises, the county government wants to keep the lines of communication open and keep you updated and informed on essential county services. One way to do that is to frequently check our … Continued

Workplace policy: Prepping for a pandemic

Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many of us have had to alter our routines in order to reduce the potential spread of the virus.  While the immediate health risk of COVID-19 is considered low for workers in non-healthcare settings and other places where there is a decreased risk of exposure, we want to make … Continued

March 2020: Cayuga Economic Development News

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, and we will keep you up-to-date on what’s happening at our organization and in the business community. Missed our last newsletter? CLICK HERE to view the March 2020 newsletter.

Best advice for business travelers: Get your Real ID or Passport NOW

Starting October 1, 2020, a standard New York State driver’s license will no longer be sufficient to fly within the U. S. (a “domestic flight”). You will need to present a US Passport or a Real ID. You have a choice of obtaining an Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) or the basic REAL ID license to … Continued

Using business goals for growth

Establishing goals is an important aspect of managing a successful business. To develop useful goals, businesses need to step back from day-to-day business operations and plan out short-term, mid-term and long-term company goals. A lot of small business counseling focuses on start-up planning and short term objectives, however, the key to successful long-term business growth … Continued

CEDA and SCORE: partners in Cayuga County’s small business growth

It’s a new year and a new decade. For many current and aspiring entrepreneurs it’s a symbolic time.  For businesses, the start of the calendar year is a time to consider what went right during the past 12 months and what improvements can be made in the coming months.  For those ready to turn their … Continued

January 2020: Cayuga Economic Development News

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