Understanding your market will help guide your business decisions. Need a strategic location, access to cutting edge research? We are just the place for you.
Broome County and the Southern Tier has the largest percentage of scientists and engineers in the state. Couple that with a diverse and talented workforce - a recipe for business success.
We have the perfect blend of urban lifestyle with natural beauty. Great schools, arts, culture and recreation make for the perfect work-life balance.
The Agency has a number of programs to help expand our existing business base. Your growth is our success.
The Grow Broome Fund is the operational and marketing name affiliated with the Grow America Fund, a NYC-based Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) licensed under the U.S SBA Preferred Lenders Program (PLP). We focus on providing flexible and patient expansion loans to established small businesses, manufacturers and distributors.DOWNLOAD PDF
The Business Development Fund is designed to stimulate the creation and expansion of small business for the purpose of retaining and/or creating jobs in Broome County. The BDF provides low interest financing to small business concerns unable to fully finance their projects with equity, conventional financing, or other private and public sources.DOWNLOAD PDF
The Southern Tier East Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Program (STEED) is designed to stimulate the creation and expansion of small business for the purpose of retaining and/or creating jobs in Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tompkins, Tioga and Schoharie counties of New York State.DOWNLOAD PDF
There are a number of ways that The Agency can provide assistance to your project. Here are a few:
Hire the right talent for your company's needs:HIRE BU PORTAL SUNY Broome College Central
Use an internship to provide real-world experience for local students:Binghamton University SUNY Broome
Are you an Entrepreneur?
Consider membership to The Center, our small business start-up incubator.VISIT THE CENTER WEBSITE
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