Financing & Incentive Programs

Financing incentives are available from federal, state and local agencies to assist in starting or expanding a business in St. Lawrence County. Incentives include Industrial Revenue Bonds and long-term/low-interest loans and loan guarantees for the acquisition of property, construction of buildings and purchase of equipment. In addition, St. Lawrence County and New York State offer a variety of tax credits, deductions, and exemptions on real property and business income.

When you're looking for a location for expansion, we can advise you on the programs, packages and incentives available that can lower your initial start-up costs. Additionally, the St. Lawrence County One-Stop Career Center will test, screen and refer qualified job applicants for your business...one more way to help you hit the ground running.

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency can help coordinate your interactions with the local, state and private entities that can make your growth as efficient and successful as possible.

News


April 11, 2017 Meeting Notice

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 8:30 AM at the Ernest J. LaBaff Industrial Building, 19 Commerce Lane, Canton.  A meeting of the St. Lawrence County IDA - Civic Development Corporation will immediately follow.