SBA Financing Resource Center

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that these next few weeks look uncertain and somewhat tumultuous for your revenue stream. The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth and the Downtown Development Specialist offices are in place to make sure business owners and leaders are equipped with useful resources, especially during times of…

Important news about Placemaking 2020

We would like to thank you for your generous support and interest in the upcoming Placemaking 2020 and Placemaking in Gloversville Dinner. As we are all well aware, many events, businesses and institutions are taking the Covid-19 outbreak seriously and therefore have begun to curtail services and operations. CRG, too, is looking at our upcoming…

2019 – A big year!

The snow is falling, the holidays are here and 2020 will be at our doorstep in a matter of weeks. All new years bring change – January 1st will bring a new decade, new hopes, new possibilities – and a new Downtown Development Specialist. 2019 isn’t over just yet so here’s a quick recap of…

A quick look back

Downtown Gloversville has made amazing strides since the establishment of the Downtown Development Specialist Office (DDS). As the first three-year phase of the DDS comes to an end, it is appropriate to take a quick look back. A three year case study is now available! It highlights the work done and accomplishments made between 2017…

Celebrate with Small Business Saturday (this Saturday)

By guest blogger Jessica Henry-McClements Shopping at a small family-owned business is one of the most pleasurable activities I get to participate in on a regular basis. Having grown up in Fulton County, I have always been surrounded by small shops and specialty stores that are family owned and operated. There are big chain stores…

I Love Books!

By guest-blogger Jessica Henry McClements I recently spent some time with librarian Sonny Duross at the Gloversville Public. A couple of months ago, Sonny gave me a personal tour of the recently completed renovations. I hadn’t been inside of that building in quite a long time. It was evident that a lot of time and…

Project Backboard and Elk Street Park

Elk Street Park Community members, in partnership with Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, the City of Gloversville and the nationally-recognized organization Project Backboard have been working hard the last few months on a plan to revitalize the basketball court at Elk Street Park. The goal is to resurface the basketball court and to redesign…