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Local Programs

Promotes and assists private sector industrial development, and advances job opportunities and economic welfare for the people of Chemung County. CCIDA Application for Financial Assistance
Low interest financing options are currently available for expanding businesses in the City of Elmira and the Village of Horseheads. Typical loans support up to 40% of a project’s cost at a fixed rate of prime minus two percent (pending eligibility).
Promotes the revitalization of the central business core of the City of Elmira.
Provides a low cost loan program for businesses requiring capital financing at below market rates. A typical loan ranges from $10,000 to $100,000 fixed at a rate of prime minus one percent.
The SBDC can help new or expanding businesses with business plan development, marketing plans, understanding licensing and regulations, identifying avenues for exporting products, and more. 
Chemung Schuyler Steuben Workforce New York provides workforce development programs to businesses including customized job training programs and financial assistance to meet the on-the-job training and professional development needs of businesses. It also provides regularly updated regional workforce data and information.