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    Building Prosperity
    Across Northern
    New York
    Small Businesses
    Strengthening Local
    Food Systems
    Expanding Clean
    Energy Opportunities
    Equity & Inclusion

ANCA is Growing a New Economy

ANCA is an independent, nonprofit corporation with a transformational approach to building prosperity across northern New York. Using innovative strategies for food systems, clean energy, small businesses, and equity and inclusion, ANCA delivers targeted interventions that create and sustain wealth and value in local communities.

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ANCA by the Numbers


small businesses are planning for the future, utilizing opportunities, resources and networks through our Center for Businesses in Transition.


in grants and loans were accessed by small farms and food businesses with ANCA's assistance.


residents and businesses accessed clean energy programs and services with support from ANCA Energy Circuit Riders.


law enforcement officers from 13 agencies participated cultural consciousness and racial equity training that empowers them to build strong relationships and safe, just communities.

2021 and 2022 Impacts

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Adirondack Diversity Initiative hires new director

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Tupper Lake: ADK Food Hub Awarded $500K Grant Through USDA

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Did You Know-Ho-Ho? How to Go Green This Holiday Season.

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Governor Hochul Announces $52 Million in Awards for Regional Clean Energy Hubs to Connect New York Communities with Clean Energy Resources

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $52 million in awards to establish 12 Regional Clean Energy Hubs to serve as centers...