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UPDATE: Microenterprise Grant Applications Due January 17

All Microenterprise Grant applications are due by WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17. The original due date was Monday, Jan. 15, but the office is closed due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Please call our office at (518) 853-8334, with any questions. Here is a link to the application Microenterprise Informational PowerPoint Microenterprise Letter of Agreement

Carol Shineman resigns from IDA Board After 16 Years Of Service

Last Thursday, December 14, 2023, was the final meeting for Industrial Development Agency board member & co-chair Carol Shineman. Carol has served on the IDA board since 2007. In the that time, she has volunteered her time to the Agency to help benefit the Montgomery County community. “We really valued Carol’s expertise,” MCBDC CEO Ken […]

RELEASE: Montgomery County Seeks Applicants For Microenterprise Grant Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo, asantillo@co.montgomery.ny.us, (518) 853-8334 MONTGOMERY COUNTY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR MICROENTERPRISE GRANT PROGRAMGrants Range Between $5,000 and $35,000 per Applicant (FONDA, NY) – Area small businesses looking to grow their operations in Montgomery County could soon receive much-needed support. The Montgomery County Microenterprise Grant Program, administered by the Montgomery […]

RELEASE: Eisenadler Brauhaus Featured In Latest Focus On Business Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo (518) 853-8334 EISENADLER BRAUHAUS FEATURED IN LATEST “FOCUS ON BUSINESS” VIDEOFROM THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERFamily-Run Bavarian-Style Brewery In Nelliston Seeing Continued Growth FONDA — Eisenadler Brauhaus just recently celebrated its second anniversary. Jodie and Jessica Rodriquez opened Montgomery County’s first brewery, back in August 2021, […]

RELEASE: Bellinger’s Orchard Named Montgomery County’s September Small Business Of The Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo, (518) 853-8334 BELLINGER’S ORCHARD NAMED MONTGOMERY COUNTY’SSEPTEMBER SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTHApples & Fun Are Plentiful At This Third-Generation Family-Run Orchard FONDA – Bellinger’s Orchard is a third-generation farm that has been in the same family for more than 200 years. Bellinger’s Orchard originated in 1930, but the […]

RELEASE: Montgomery County Hosts Hazard Mitigation Planning Workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo, (518) 853-8334 Montgomery County Hosts Hazard Mitigation Planning WorkshopCounty sponsors community meeting on planning for extreme weather and flooding resilience Do you live in Montgomery County? Are you interested in learning more about how the community can plan for flood resilience and extreme weather, and how your […]

Cappie’s Named Montgomery County’s July Small Business Of The Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo, (518) 853-8334 CAPPIES NAMED MONTGOMERY COUNTY’SJULY SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTHSeasonal Eatery Is A Family-Run Tradition In Amsterdam FONDA – Donna and Craig Durinick have owned and operated Cappies for a quarter century. The couple took over the longtime seasonal eatery in 1997, but Cappies has been […]

RELEASE: Below Zero Named Montgomery County’s June Small Business Of The Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo, (518) 853-8334 BELOW ZERO NAMED MONTGOMERY COUNTY’SJUNE SMALL BUSINESS OF THE MONTHGarrow Family Keeping Tradition Rolling By Serving Up Tasty Treats In Palatine Bridge FONDA – Below Zero Ice Cream officially opened its doors April 1, 2022. Over the past two summer seasons, Below Zero and its […]

RELEASE: Mohawk Lifts Featured In Latest Focus On Business Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2023Contact: Andrew Santillo (518) 853-8334 MOHAWK LIFTS FEATURED IN LATEST “FOCUS ON BUSINESS” VIDEOFROM THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERLast Full-Line Manufacturer In United States Of All Sized Lifts Located In Amsterdam FONDA — The last full-line manufacturer that builds small car lifts all the way up to giant truck […]

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