Our History & Mission

Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development

As the economic development organization for Schuyler County, the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) is dedicated to building a thriving and sustainable economy. SCOPED is a private/public partnership that utilizes innovative ideas and initiatives to promote the formation, retention, expansion and attraction of target businesses in the area.

Our Mission

Our mission is to leverage our collaboration with public and private partners to foster a vibrant and diverse rural economy and workforce focused on building high value-added production businesses and innovation hubs while taking advantage of Schuyler County’s natural and cultural environment to create a prosperous community and raise the standard of living for our residents. 

We know that collaboration is the best way to successfully lead, long-term, sustainable economic development in Schuyler County. We are fortunate to have ongoing partnerships with FLX Gateway Community Development Corporation(CDC), Locate Finger Lakes, Schuyler County Industrial Development Agency(SCIDA), Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, Cornell University, State of New York, Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, REDEC, Schuyler County, our towns and villages, private businesses, and other non profits.

We provide many services site selection, financial assistance, connections to critical resources, entrepreneurial support, business continuance advisement, grant writing and management, small business loans, and business transition support.