The Cayuga County Department of Planning and Economic Development is responsible for providing information and assistance to the business community to promote economic development and to provide opportunities for business expansion and attraction.
Cayuga County Loan Program
The Cayuga County Loan Program was established to stimulate economic activity which would generally not occur in the absence of County assistance. Specifically, the program seeks to play a catalyst role for business start-up and expansion projects in the County.
Loan Program Objectives
The objectives of the Cayuga County Loan Program are:
Assist micro-enterprises (businesses with 5 or fewer employees)
Diversify the local economy
Encourage growth and expansion of business within Cayuga County
Increase employment opportunities for low and moderate income residents
Stimulate investment from private lending institutions, not-for-profit and government agencies