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Seed Funding Grant Program
Sep 20 2022
Last week Governor Hochul announced the first-in-the-nation Seed Funding Grant Program. This program provides flexible grants to support early stage, micro and small businesses in a still recovering N...
Downtown Revitalization Initiative + NY Forward Webinar
Aug 14 2022
On Thursday, August 4 at 1 pm, the NYS Department of State, NYSEDC, NYCOM & NYSAC hosted a free webinar to outline Round Six of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative and the first round of the Ne...
GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS TRANSFORMATIVE GREEN CHIPS LEGISLATION TO CREATE JOBS AND LOWER EMISSIONS BY BOOSTING SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING IN NEW YORK
Aug 11 2022
First-in-the-Nation Legislation Offers Financial Assistance in Exchange for New Jobs, Capital Investment, and Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Companies Must Deliver Tangible Community Ben...
Program Guidelines for the FAST NY Shovel Ready Grant Program Now Available
Jul 27 2022
Empire State Development has released the program guidelines for the FAST NY Shovel Ready Grant Program. The application portal opens in October 2022 but now is the time to prepare your application fo...
GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION RESTORE NEW YORK APPLICATION PERIOD TO OPEN JULY 11
Jul 5 2022
Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that the Restore New York grant program will open on July 11. This $250 million program encourages community development and neighborhood growth through the elimi...
2022 New York State Legislative Session Summary
Jun 6 2022
The 2022 legislative session concluded late last week with a record 1007 bills passing both the Senate and Assembly. The NYSEDC tracked, weighed in on, and/or helped edit language more than 80 bills t...
Shovel-Ready Site in Genesee County Boosts Development; Builds Tech Hub
May 13 2022
The Science, Technology & Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) is a 1,250-acre shovel-ready mega-site located in Genesee County. STAMP has completed all site-level design and engineering, and all s...
NEW YORK STATE CLIMATE ACTION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE
Mar 25 2022
April and May Public Hearings at Upstate and Downstate Locations to Provide Public Opportunities to Share Input on Draft Scoping Plan Public Comment Period Extended through June 10, 2022
Federal Legislative Update
Mar 18 2022
On Monday, March 14, NYSEDC Hosted a Legislative Update from Washington with over 100 NYSEDC members. The webinar outlined the status of federal economic development policy and programs. Click here fo...


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