2021 Microbusiness Seminar Series

Classes begin September 28th. Space is limited—apply today!

CEDC County-Wide Broadband Study

Report Presentation
Board of Supervisor’s  |  Broadband Subcommittee Meeting
Monday, August 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
401 State St., Hudson, NY

Final Report - County Data - Maps

CEDC 2020 Annual Report

Covid-19 July Update

Become a CEDC Member!

CEDC 2021 Annual Meeting

View the keynote

Fast Forward Loans

Relief for small businesses




On-Demand Webinars:


If you have been unable to attend SBDC’s recent webinars, they are currently available for on-demand viewing.  As additional program guidance becomes available, additional webinars will be scheduled.


On-Demand Webinars


Business Guide by SBA



See Business Guide


Learn about CEDC.


About Us

Mission Statement:  Our mission is to strengthen the area’s tax base through economic development and job creation, to assist business to locate and expand within the County, and to promote Columbia County as a premier spot for both business investment and personal opportunity.

CEDC Strategic Plan

Business Financing

CEDC Loan Program:  Our SBA Microloans are geared for small, medium and even large, for-profit businesses in Columbia and Greene Counties.  All Microloans come with one-on-one technical assistance at no charge.  Our CEDC Revolving Loan Fund is geared for start-ups and expanding businesses that create jobs in Columbia County.  Interest rates and terms are competitive.

CEDC Meeting Schedule

All Meetings

Monthly Newsletters

Meetings Now Being Held In Person


With the Governor having ended the State of Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic on June 24, 2021, CEDC has discontinued virtual meetings. All future meetings will be held in person at:


Columbia Economic Development Corporation

One Hudson City Centre, Suite 301
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Phone: 518.828.4718

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Columbia County Broadband

CEDC has been designated by Columbia County as the County’s broadband coordinator and has helped secure millions of dollars to expand broadband access through Federal, State, and private sources. As of July, 2021, CEDC is commissioning a study to further analyze gaps in broadband accessibility to prepare for anticipated future funding opportunities.

Broadband Maps and Updates

Contact Us

Columbia Economic Development Corporation
One Hudson City Centre, Suite 301
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Phone: 518.828.4718

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