Helping People….Changing Lives

Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc

Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. provides small business development services through an affiliate corporation, Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc. (CODI).  CODI’s mission is to develop opportunities for new and existing entrepreneurs in Chautauqua County and surrounding communities.

CODI was incorporated in 2003 and has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) by the US Department of the Treasury since 2004.

CODI provides micro-loans, business consulting, and business start-up training to help local businesses grow and invest in our community.

Retail stores, bed & breakfasts, contractors, tattoo parlors, gift shops and restaurants have all benefited from CODI’s loan programs, one-on-one business consulting and entrepreneurial training’s.


CODI…leading the fight against poverty by mobilizing resources and creating partnerships to promote and create economic independence through business development and opportunities.

Helping Businesses…..

Creating Opportunities.