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Economic Development Agencies
CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CEO) is a non-profit regional growth organization serving individuals, businesses, and communities across twelve counties in the heart of New York State. CenterState CEO works to achieve economic growth and prosperity through partnerships, planning, and problem-solving. It identifies key issues of importance to its members, focuses on their collective vision; sets the regional economic development agenda; communicates business priorities to community leaders; pursues strategic investments; and responds to meaningful opportunities for the benefit of the region.
For more information on CenterState CEO's "Grants for Growth" program, click here.
New York City Economic Development Corporation
The New York City Economic Development Corporation fosters economic growth and developing programs that help businesses and entire business sectors achieve success. Their work helps create jobs and positions New York City for future growth while improving the quality of life.
Tompkins County Area Development
TCAD works to build a thriving and sustainable economy that improves the quality of life in Tompkins County by fostering the growth of business and employment. While working with business, not-for-profit, higher education, and public sector organizations, TCAD assists in the formation, retention, expansion, and attraction of target businesses. TCAD offers financial assistance, technical assistance, and real estate development services.