Start-Up ADK (formerly MAP)

Contemplating starting or expanding a small business? Overwhelmed with all that a startup entails? Ready for the next step to seek assistance? We are here to help!

In collaboration with Washington County LDC and SUNY Adirondack, Warren County LDC offers Start-Up ADK (formerly MAP). The program is open to all Warren County prospective entrepreneurs and existing commercial enterprises in Warren County having 10 or fewer employees.

The 8-week program helps you to prepare a business plan to launch or expand your small business. Speakers from local businesses, Washington County LDC, Warren County LDC, SCORE business mentoring network etc. will address such topics as: marketing, bookkeeping, financial projections, human resources and loans and tools for small business. You will have the opportunity to acquire the skills and resources necessary to achieve your business goals. Hundreds of entrepreneurs have participated in the MAP since 1995.

This course is offered through SUNY Adirondack's Office of Continuation in the spring and fall. To receive more information about the timing of the classes and registration call 518.743.2238 or email conted@sunyacc.edu.


Microenterprise Loan Fund


Start -Up ADK provides an opportunity for financing through the Microenterprise Loan Fund administered by the Washington County Local Development Corporation.

Start-Up ADK "graduates" who complete the seminar and complete a business plan can apply for low-cost, flexible-term financing. In addition, the Washington County Local Development Corporation is available to assist with information on financing from other public and private resources.