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ENB - Statewide Notices 5/18/2016

Public Notice

Grant Opportunities through the 2016 Consolidated Funding Application

Through the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA), a single application for multiple sources of state funding, New York State is soliciting grant applications for funding to advance the priorities of the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC). Funding will be available for the following projects:

Environmental Improvements
Sustainability Planning and Implementation
Community Development
Waterfront Revitalization
Education/Workforce Development
Low Cost Financing
Direct Assistance to Businesses and Other Organizations

This announcement is meant to provide a general overview of the programs included in this year's REDC/CFA competition and does not contain all program requirements and guidelines. Full solicitations, application materials, and details for CFA workshops are available online at:

Applications will be accepted through the CFA until 4:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2016.

This year, there are over 30 programs available through 11 state agencies, including New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Empire State Development; New York State Canal Corporation; New York State Energy Research and Development Authority; Environmental Facilities Corporation; New York State Homes and Community Renewal; New York State Department of Labor; New York Power Authority; New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; New York State Department of State; and New York Council on the Arts.

For more information or questions regarding the CFA, please contact the appropriate Regional Council Covering the project area. Contact information can be found at

Contact: Nancy Welsh, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Office of Climate Change, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Phone: (518)402-8448, E-mail:

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