Business Resources

Whether you are strategically planning for your next phase of business growth or navigating governmental approvals, Ulster County professionals are here to assist you.

The Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center offers free, confidential, one-on-one business counseling. Ulster SCORE provides free business mentoring. Gateway to Entrepreneurial Tomorrows (GET) provides one-on-one business counseling specifically to women, minorities and low-income families. Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) offers programs and services for entrepreneurs at all stages of business development. And our numerous, regional Chambers of Commerce and business or trade organizations offer plenty of networking opportunities.

Chambers of Commerce & Business Organizations

Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Ellenville - Wawarsing Chamber of Commerce

Esopus Business Alliance

Gardiner Association of Businesses

Kingston Uptown Business Association

New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce

New Paltz Downtown Business Association

Rondout Valley Business Association

Rosendale Chamber of Commerce

Saugerties Area Chamber of Commerce

Southern Ulster Chamber of Commerce

Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Arts

Trade Organizations

Council of Industry of Southeastern New York

Hudson Valley Technology and Commerce

Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation

Center for Global Manufacturing (CGAM)

Economic Development Organizations

Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) Community & Economic Development Toolbox

Catskill Watershed Corporation

Center for Community and Economic Development

Corporation for Enterprise Development

Economic Development Administration

Empire State Development Corporation

Greater Wawarsing Local Development Corp

Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation

Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress

Hudson Valley Technology Development Center

New York Business Development Corporation

NYS Economic Development Council

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Ulster County Industrial Development Agency

Other Business Resources

National Retail Federation

National Association of Manufacturers

Small Business Recruiting Guide

Resources for Farmers

USDA Farm Loan Programs

Special USDA Programs for Women Farmers

Disaster Assistance Programs for Farmers