Real World Solutions that Drive Economic Development


The Rockland County Department of Economic Development helps direct businesses to the wide range of programs, incentives, and assistance available to those seeking to start up, expand or relocate in Rockland County. We support economic development through the cultivation of partnerships with:


·        Community-based strategic partners

·        Lending institutions

·        Colleges

·        Hospitals and medical centers

·        Individual businesses

·        Industry associations

·        Business organizations


Helpful Links & Resources:​


Empire State Development

Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council

Mid-Hudson Empire State Development

New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant

NYS Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development (DMWBD)

NYS Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Program 

NYS Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program 

Rockland County Small Business Development Center

Rockland Business Association

Rockland Business Women’s Network

Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce

Greater Suffern Chamber of Commerce

New City Chamber of Commerce

North Rockland Chamber of Commerce

Nyack Chamber of Commerce

Pearl River Chamber of Commerce

Piermont Chamber of Commerce






Photo credit: New York State Thruway Authority
Photo credit: New York State Thruway Authority

APPLY TODAY! FUNDING AVAILABLE!

The New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program was created to provide flexible grant assistance to currently viable small businesses, micro-businesses and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations including independent arts contractors in the State of New York who have experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

REVIVING & REBUILDING ROCKLAND GRANT PROGRAMS

Rockland County Small Business Grants are available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply for funding.