Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently launched Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, officially kicking off the annual competition for more than $800 million in state economic development resources.
The Consolidated Funding Application will open to applicants on Monday, May 1, 2017, enabling businesses, municipalities, not-for-profits and members of the public to begin applying, through a single application, for assistance from dozens of state programs for projects that create jobs and help to revitalize communities.
The Greene County Economic Development Team is available to provide assistance to those seeking funding for efforts within the county.
“Our staff is ready to assist in the application process, help with letters of support, review plans, and provide guidance,” says Warren Hart – Director of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism. “Working together, we can maximize the opportunity for a substantial award for projects throughout the county.”
Round VII of this state-wide initiative will award more than $800 million in state resources across all 10 regions, including up to $225 million in performance-based grants and tax credits from Empire State Development, and approximately $575 million from two dozen state agency programs.
The 2017 Regional Economic Development Council Guidebook and list of available resources can be found here.
Applicants are invited to contact the Greene County Economic Development Team directly at 518-719-3290 or send eMail to firstname.lastname@example.org with ROUND VII FUNDING in the subject line.
The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) will open to applicants on Monday, May 1, and the deadline for applications is Friday, July 28, 2017 at 4 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Access the CFA.
A Consolidated Funding Application Workshop will be held on Monday, May 1st from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm in Meeting Room 6 at the South Mall of the Empire State Plaza in Albany. View the Workshop Flyer