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.
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.
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.
ANCA CPR provides free and low-cost technical support services to help small businesses and organizations recover from the COVID-19 economic upheaval and plan for the future.
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.
Adirondack Icons: the Next Generation of Owners at Silver Bay General Store
As a child visiting the area with his family, Paul Budd would browse the aisles of the Silver Bay General Store with a pocketful of change to spend on penny candy and other exciting finds. Even in those early years, Paul recognized the important role the landmark shop played in the community. More than a convenience store, it is a central place for connection among locals and visitors alike. So when Paul and his wife Joanne learned the store was for sale, they were eager to purchase it. Paul met Matthew Courtright, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Executive Director...Read More