Programs & Plans

Financial Assistance to New and Existing Businesses


Boost Business Grant Program (BBGP)

*** The funds for the BBGP Marketing Program have been exhausted and we are unable to accept any more applications ***

***The BBGP Real Estate Program rolling application due dates have been updated to include an additional rolling application due date of Friday, October 14, 2022***

BBGP Contact Info:

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SUNY JCC
525 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14702

Phone: (716) 338-1024
Email: [email protected]

Downtown Property Improvement Program

Downtown Property Improvement Program is available to businesses within the commercial area of Olean.  Up to $30,000, with 20% of the loan amount being a deferred loan, is available for facade and commercial interior renovation projects.

Allegheny River Public Access & Recreation Plan

The City of Olean and its partners -- the City of Salamanca; Towns of Allegany, Portville, Olean and Salamanca and Villages of Portville and Allegany -- need your help establishing a plan for a multi-use recreation trail system along the Allegheny River. The goal of the project is to explore opportunities to improve waterfront access. promote the underutilized river corridor. and attract recreation·based businesses to strengthen the local economy.

For more information or applications contact:

Community Development Program Coordinator

Keri Kerper

City of Olean
Municipal Building
Olean, NY 14760

Phone: (716) 376-5647
Fax: (716) 376-5644
Email: [email protected]