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Small Businesses

ANCA is helping North Country small businesses build strength and stability. Our targeted programs are designed to connect experienced and aspiring entrepreneurs with support and services that help them access capital, expand markets, transition ownership, and increase diversity, equity and inclusion in their communities.

Center for Businesses in Transition

A dynamic partnership of regional organizations and individuals, CBIT addresses the loss of area businesses by providing matchmaking services with potential buyers, access to planning tools and connection with existing services.

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Adirondack Buyer Days Trade Show

Adirondack Buyer Days — ANCA’s annual wholesale gift show — offers the best handmade gifts and specialty foods from around the region, New York State and beyond.

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Ignite! Crowdfunding Resource

Our Ignite! crowdfunding resource helps small businesses raise funds for projects that will make a substantial impact on their growth and expansion.

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Welcoming & Belonging Microcredential

ADI’s Welcoming & Belonging Microcredential program provides businesses, chambers of commerce and community groups with foundational knowledge and best practices for creating spaces that are inclusive and respectful of diverse staff and clientele.

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Cooperative Housing

ANCA is among a number of local and regional organizations who are working on solutions to the affordable housing crisis that exists in many North Country communities by exploring and developing a cooperative home ownership model for local residents. 

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Other Resources for Small Businesses

ANCA staff work closely with small business support professionals across the North Country. We are happy to connect you with people and resources to help your business succeed.

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ANCA’s Small Business Program is made possible through the generous support of Community Bank.