Pride of New York
The Pride of New York Program was developed to promote and support the sale of agricultural products grown and food products processed within New York State. The Program’s growing membership now includes farmers and processors, retailers, distributors, restaurants and related culinary and support associations all working together to bring you wholesome, quality New York State products.
North East Center for Food Entreprenurship (NECFE), Cornell University
To provide comprehensive assistance to beginning and established food entrepreneurs thus promoting sustainable economic development of rural communities. The Center offers services, outreach and research development opportunities in four critical areas: business and product process development, product safety, process/product technology transfer and product commercialization.
Institute of Food Technologies
www.ift.org/sections/WNYIFT/ (Western New York Section)
As the authoritative voice of food science and technology, the Institute of Food Technologists contributes to public policy and opinion at national, state and local levels. Its Food Science Communicators are university-based experts, able to deliver credible insight and commentary to media worldwide, bringing sound science to the discussion of food issues. IFT conducts the world’s largest annual convention on food grown, processed, manufactured, distributed and eaten worldwide.
City of Geneva
Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance
FingerLakes.com is your complete guide to the entire Finger Lakes region of New York State. From wine trails to hiking trails and from fishing to skiing, our goal at FingerLakes.com is to be the most thorough and helpful resource for anyone visiting, or living in the Finger Lakes region.
New York Farm Viability Institute
The New York Farm Viability Institute is a farmer-led nonprofit group that awards grant funds for applied research and outreach education projects that help farms increase profits and provide models for other farms.
New York Farm Bureau
The mission of New York Farm Bureau is “To Serve And Strengthen Agriculture.”
Farm Bureau is a non-governmental, volunteer organization financed and controlled by member families for the purpose of solving economic and public policy issues challenging the agricultural industry.
Regional Economic Development Organizations
Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE)
Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is a regional economic development organization supported by a team of private and public sector leaders dedicated to improving economic performance in the Rochester/Finger Lakes, New York Region. Our primary goals are to retain and expand existing business and to professionally market this region as a competitive, vibrant and high-profile place for business location and growth. To support business attraction, expansion, entrepreneurship and innovation, GRE collaborates with local businesses, universities, not-for-profit organizations and government leaders to deliver a unified response to regional economic development opportunities.
High Tech Rochester
High Tech Rochester is a non-profit economic development organization driving growth in the Rochester/Finger Lakes region through the Creation, Mentoring, and Incubation of high-tech startup businesses, and through advanced consulting services provided to small manufacturing firms through its NYSTAR-funded Regional Technology Development Center.
New York Agridevelopment Corporation
New York Farm Net
To provide farm families with a network of contacts and support services to help them develop skills for dealing with life challenges and transitions – through personalized education, confidential consulting, and referrals.
CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
Buffalo Niagra Enterprise (BNE)
Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE) is a nonprofit, private business development and regional marketing organization dedicated to the proposition that, as a place where life works, the Buffalo Niagara region is the ideal place for businesses to locate, grow, and start up.
The Farm Credit System is a nationwide network of borrower-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations. We provide more than $160 billion in loans, leases, and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives.
Farm Credit East
Farm Credit East is part of the national Farm Credit System, the number one lender to U.S. agriculture and Rural America since 1916. For more than 90 years, we have been a reliable source of credit to farmers — in good times and bad.
Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.