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RFA #11-NBRC-01
Funding issued by the Northern Border Regional Commission and managed by New York Department of State

Schedule of Events
RFA Posted August 1, 2011
ALL Applications Due August 29, 2011

RFA Update August 5, 2011

Notice:  The RFA webpage has been updated to provide additional contact information for
Local Development Districts, whom may provide assistance with the application.

 

Available Funding
Availability of $1.3 million in federal grant money under a program administered by the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC). Priority will be given to applications for projects in the distressed counties of Clinton, Franklin, Fulton, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Oswego and St. Lawrence, as well as for projects that fall within the Utica-Rome Labor Market Area.  In addition to the distressed counties, Cayuga, Essex, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison and Seneca counties fall within the Northern Border Region.  The grant evaluation will be managed by the New York Department of State, with assistance from Local Development Districts.  Projects are funded up to $250,000 per project. The maximum NBRC contribution for a project or activity to be carried out in these counties is 80%.

Contact Information
New York Department of State
Attn: Kyle Wilber                             
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12231-0001
Phone: (518) 473-3355
Email: nbrcgrant@dos.ny.gov

Sanford Blitz
Federal Co-Chair of the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC)
Phone: 202-590-6650
Email: sblitz@nbrc.gov

REGIONAL CONTACTS: 
The Northern Border program in New York utilizes a cooperative partnership with the following regional planning organizations to assist local organizations develop projects consistent with intent of the program and reflective of regional needs. 

Mohawk Valley Economic Development District
26 West Main Street
P.O. Box 69
Mohawk, NY  13407-0069
Phone:  (315) 866-4671
Fax:  (315) 866-9862
 mvedd@twcny.rr.com

Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board
126 North Salina Street
100 Clinton Square, Suite 200
Syracuse, New York 13202
Phone: (315) 422-8276
Fax: (315) 422-9051
mail@cnyrpdb.org

Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
50 West Main Street
Suite 8107
Rochester, New York 14614
Phone:  (585)454-0190
Fax:  (585) 454-0191
gflrpc@gflrpc.org

Lake Champlain/Lake George Regional Planning Board
P.O. Box 765
1 Lower Amherst Street
Lake George, NY 12845
Phone:  (518) 668-5773
Fax:  (518) 668-5774
lclgrpb@verizon.net

Tug Hill Commission
Dulles State Office Building
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601-3782
Phone:  (315) 785-2380/2570
Fax:  (315) 785-2574
tughill@tughill.org

Proposal Submission:
Submissions must be postmarked by August 29, 2011 and mailed AND emailed to:

New York State Department of State
Division of Local Government
Attn: Kyle Wilber
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1015
Albany, NY 12231-0001
nbrcgrant@dos.ny.gov

Documents
Potential applicants for NBRC funding should familiarize themselves with these documents. Applicants should clearly describe the nature of the project and why it is eligible. Such conclusions must be supported with documentation and consistent with the definitions found below.