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Business Resources

Get by (and thrive) with a little help from your friends at the Rochester Downtown Alliance! One of our organizational values includes " Build it Together," meaning we want your downtown business to succeed for the greater good of downtown. Take advantage of our expertise and our connections like the following.

Business in downtown

So you’re thinking of starting or relocating a business in Rochester. When deciding where it will be, let us share why the 44 blocks of downtown Rochester should be in the running. Because let’s face it: it’s all about location, location, location.

Why downtown Rochester?



The Rochester Downtown Alliance offers a variety  of grant opportunities and resources to downtown businesses.



Clean and Safe Ambassador Program resources

The Rochester Downtown Alliance’s Clean and Safe Ambassador Program in downtown Rochester provides cleaning, hospitality, and safety services to the 44-block special service district (SSD).

Clean and Safe business resources


Community resources

When who to go to for what is unclear, check out this community resources page.


With any further questions, reach out to us at and we will connect you with the right people.