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…

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…

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…

Pedestrian Safety In Downtown

Have you seen the new additions downtown? Recently, the City Council voted to reduce the speed limit on Main Street (between Prospect and Forest Streets) to 25 miles per hour. A quick follow-up was the installation of new speed limit signs with a speed check digital display. The City’s DPW also has started to paint…

Let your voice be heard!

Join us this Monday, May 20th at 6 p.m. in the Carnegie Room at Gloversville Public Library This Monday we will be hosting a community discussion regarding the City of Gloversville’s 2019 Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant application. Monday, May 20, 2019 6 p.m. Carnegie Room, Gloversville Public Library Wondering about the DRI process? Here’s…

Be inspired

What is 100in1 Day? 100in1 Day: Gloversville is part of a citizen-driven movement changing the way people experience their cities. The program brings people together from across the community (citizens, non-profits, business and elected officials) to do many small positive actions in one day – and inspire larger actions throughout the year. These small actions…

Placemaking in action: A weekend of activity and information

2019 is going to be a very big year for placemaking in downtown Gloversville and we are kicking it off with a few important meetings this weekend – March 9th & 10th. Saturday, March 9th 100in1 Day: Gloversville 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Mohawk Harvest – 30 N. Main Street Are you curious about…

Spring is nearly here

We are all ready for warmer weather, longer days and maybe, maybe a little less snow. As we wrap up February, here are a few things for you to ponder. Let your voice be heard: We are currently in the process of hosting community and business discussions about how we can transform our downtown together….

New Year, Bright Future

Every January, our calendars and our hopes become renewed. The blank-slate a new year holds includes a million possibilities for a bright and prosperous future…if we have a plan, stated goals and plotted action steps to accomplish them. This year, the Downtown Development Specialist’s office will be working more closely with downtown businesses to help…

Almost in the books

2018 is quickly coming to a close and with it comes a review of what downtown Gloversville has accomplished in the last twelve months. This year we have seen expanded programming and community involvement in the downtown with favorite events such as the Southern Adirondack Wine & Food Festival and Bacon Jam returning; more volunteers…