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Start or Grow a Business

We have answers to your questions about starting or growing a business in Cattaraugus County, New York State.

We're a free resource for anyone seeking to start or expand their business here.  We help organizations nurture and grow their businesses.

Business Topics

Start a Business

The requirements to start a small business may vary depending on the type of business.

Grow a Business

Expanding your business in Cattaraugus County.


Looking for information on help starting an agricultural-based business?

Loans & Grants

Listing of some programs and loans for businesses.

Permits & Licenses

Various Business Permits and Licenses information.

Export Help

How to locate assistance for exporting your product.

Government Contracting

Interested in marketing your product or service to a federal, state or local government agency?


All about saving energy, money and the planet.

Business Resources

List of various small business resources