COVID-19 response: resources for North Country businesses and communities

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and its effects on our region's economy, ANCA is compiling a list of local, regional, state and federal resources to support you and your neighbors during these challenging times. Please note that as the situation changes at the local, state and national levels, resources, opportunities and information will also be quickly changing. If you are aware of information that supports North Country businesses and communities, contact us at

Regional support organizations and resources:

  • A number of North Country organizations are compiling useful resources for their constituents, including information for businesses, health care resources, information about how you can continue to support local restaurants and shops, etc. 

Financial resources and disaster aid:

  • Guide to federal stimulus bill
  • Grants and funds for emergency and urgent needs
  • Corporate and services response (waived fees, policy changes, etc.)

Virtual events and webinars:

  • Scheduled virtual events and webinars
  • Recorded webinars and materials

Information for workers:

  • Resources from New York State and the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Job opportunities 

Community efforts and resources:

Clean energy sector information & resources:

  • Financial resources
  • Virtual events and webinars
  • Policy updates

Information for nonprofits and foundations:

  • Grants and funds for nonprofit organizations
  • Guidance for philanthropic giving and planning

ANCA COVID-19 updates:

Keep up to date about upcoming webinars, helpful resources and small business stories with ANCA's bi-weekly email updates. Contact us at if you'd like to be added to our COVID-19 updates mailing list. The email updates can be viewed on our website

Please reach out to us:

We want to hear from you. Share your stories from the ground. How is your business doing? What are your most urgent needs? What are bright spots in your community during this difficult time? How have your local businesses, farms, nonprofit organizations and community members stepped up to the challenges presented by COVID-19?

Drop us a quick note at, so we can better understand how this global pandemic is playing out for people throughout the Adirondack North Country. 

~ Stay safe, stay well and Click Local. ~



Main Street illustration by Nancy Bernstein:

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 14:30