Niagara County Is Offering a
FREE Virtual Business Workshop
We Are Here to Help You Succeed
The Niagara County Center for Economic Development is proud to partner with our federal, state and local economic development partners to offer a FREE workshop to all established and emerging businesses
in Niagara County.

This workshop will provide valuable information as you look to recover during the
COVID-19 pandemic and grow your business.
This virtual seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 9:30 a.m .  
Topics to be Covered:
SBA Loans including Economic Disaster Assistance Loan / Paycheck Protection Program
New York Forward Loan Fund / Programs to lower your electricity costs
Information on real property & sales tax incentives / The importance of a business plan
Land and buildings for sale or lease / Grants to hire and train your workforce

Co-sponsors and presenters include the Niagara County Department of Economic Development, Niagara County Industry Development Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center at Niagara County Community College, Empire State Development, Niagara County Department of Employment & Training, Acces-VR, Greater Lockport Development Corporation, City of Niagara Falls Department of Planning & Economic Development, Lumber City Development Corporation and the Town of Lockport Industrial Development Agency
New York State
School Reopening Guidelines Released
Today the New York State Education Department released a 28-page document containing reopening guidelines to follow as school districts prepare their reopening plans. Those plans need to be submitted to NYS by July 31, 2020 for review. Learn more here .
Stay engaged to Keep Up to Date on the Latest Developments

Continue to look for emails from our office in the coming days and weeks updating you on the latest reopening news and what assistance is available to help you through this difficult time. Our staff is working hard to compile a complete list of guidelines, safety protocols and programs that are available. We will also share upcoming webinars and training that you can participate in to assist with your reopening. To learn more, be sure to visit our website and bookmark it. Once there, look for the COVID-19 tab.

Niagara County Center for Economic Development
(716) 278-8750