Partners & Affiliates


SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
Business training development

Association for Enterprise Opportunity
Supports the development of microenterprise initiatives

Community Action Partnership
National forum for policy on poverty

Community Development Financial Institution Fund
Promotes access to capital and local economic growth

EcoVentures International
Explores and implements innovations in sustainable livelihoods & development

National Community Reinvestment Coalition
Promotes access to basic banking services

National Head Start Association
Advocacy organization for Head Start

National Low-Income Housing Coalition
Dedicated to ending America's affordable housing crisis

National Rural Housing Coalition
Advocacy for better housing and community facilities for low-income rural people

National Search Institute
Provides leadership and resources to promote healthy children, youth, and communities

The Library of Congress
Legislative information

U.S. Department of Education
Establishes policies on federal financial aid for education

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Promotes access to affordable housing free from discrimination


Family Development Association of New York State
Supports the growth of individuals, families & communities by promoting the Family Development philosophy and excellence of family workers.

Empire State Development
Local business and economic development

New York Business Development Corporation
Provides loans to small and medium-size businesses

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Programs that help homeowners and renters reduce their energy costs

Association of New York State Youth Bureaus
Promotes the physical, emotional, and social well-being of youth and families

Family Development Association of New York State
Supports the growth of individuals and families

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
Helps community lenders advance housing and community growth

NY Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning
Provides access to entrepreneurial training

New York State Association for the Education of Young Children
Promotes excellence in early care and education services for children and families

New York State Child Care Coordinating Council
Promotes excellence in early care and education with equal access for all families

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Eliminates domestic violence and ensures the provision of effective and appropriate services

New York State Coalition of Community Development Financial Institutions
Supports minority and women-owned small businesses

New York State Community Action Association
Supportive services to enhance the capacity of agencies to serve as community resources

New York State Economic Development Council
Promotes the economic state of the State and its communities

New York State Office for Prevention of Domestic Violence
Dedicated to ending domestic violence and the underlying social tolerance that perpetuates it

New York State Rural Advocates
Advocacy and lobbying for affordable housing

New York State Rural Housing Coalition
Design, develop, finance, build and manage affordable housing to meet the diverse needs of rural New Yorkers

New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Responsible for the supervision, maintenance and development of affordable low- and moderate-income housing in New York State

New York State Department of State
Defends the public's safety, protects and develops a sustainable environment, strengthens local communities, and serves the business community

Supportive Housing Network of New York
Ensures sufficient resources for developing, operating, and providing supportive housing services


Appalachian Regional Commission
Works with the people of Appalachia to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life

Buffalo Niagara Enterprise
Economic development assistance to new and existing companies doing business in the eight counties of Western New York

Cattaraugus Allegany Workforce Investment Board
Committed to continuously evolving and improving the workforce

Empire Zone Program Tax Benefits
Description of tax benefits to businesses located within Empire Zones

New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Helps children with emotional and behavioral problems, along with their families

Southern Tier West
Coordinate and enhance planning and development activities in Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties

Western New York Regional Information Network
Services are provided to support school districts' instructional and administrative functions


Alfred Housing Committee, Inc.
Offers a full range of housing services including rehabilitation, tenants rights, and new construction

Alfred State College

Allegany County
Official county government site includes county legislators, events calendar, and local links

Allegany County Chapter American Red Cross
Provides relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies

Allegany County Data Reserve

Allegany/Western Steuben Rural Health Network
Improve the health and wellness of our community by collaboratively identifying unmet needs

Andover Historic Preservation Corp.
Assist low to moderate income homeowners with affordable opportunities for housing improvements

Business Education Community Coalition
Supports the future of our community and our youth, through: Career Exploration, Communication, Connections

Cornell Cooperative Extension
Dedicated to clear thinking, loyalty, service, health, and better living

Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce
Promotes the local economy

Cuba Community Development Corporation
Provides grants to eligible homeowners for needed repairs to their sub-standard homes

Habitat for Humanity
Welcomes all people to join in building simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with those who lack adequate shelter

Literacy Volunteers of Allegany County, Inc.
Promotes literacy and lifelong learning for youths, adults, and families

NY Connects: Allegany County
Provides free, unbiased information and assistance to help connect you to the services you need in Allegany County.

Rural Justice Institute at Alfred University
Develops new initiatives that will enhance the lives of troubled youth and their families, and reduce the incidence of juvenile delinquency in rural areas

Southern Tier Enterprise Development Organization
Provides loans to qualified small business applicants who are undertaking projects, which will create job opportunities or retain jobs

Southern Tier Traveling Teacher
In-home GED tutorial service for out-of-school individuals in Allegany County

United Way of Allegany County
Advances the common good of the communities by focusing on education, income, and health

Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce
Promotes local economy