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2015 Local Government Citizens Re-Organization Empowerment Grant (CREG) Program

There are 3 opportunities available to eligible applicants at this time:

RFA # DOS01-CREP-2015: Planning
RFA # DOS01-CREI-2015: Implementation
RFA # DOS01-CREE-2015: Expedited Assistance

Schedule of Events
Release Date March 2, 2015
Questions Due Third Wednesday of every month
Updates and Questions Posted Forth Wednesday of every month
Applications Due Due dates for Local Government Citizens Re-Organization Empowerment Grants are the first Wednesday of every month, at 4:00pm
Link to RFA CREG RFA 030216 (pdf)

Applications are being solicited through the New York State Grants Gateway, Grant Opportunity Portal.  The Grant Opportunity Portal is an online system providing a one-stop grant shop for anyone interested in locating grant funding opportunities with New York State agencies.  All CREG online opportunities are available at:

https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/module/nysgg/goportal.aspx?NavItem1=3  (Search by Funding Agency – NYS Department of State.)

All applicants must register in the grants gateway prior to making an application.  For a registered Local Government to apply for this opportunity, please login to the Grants Gateway at https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/login2.aspx and click on “Available Opportunities.”
Please review the each RFA to determine which grant opportunity best suits your needs.


Review of these applications will occur each month.
Local Government Citizens Re-Organization Empowerment Grants requesting expedited assistance will be reviewed as they are received.

 CREG RFA 030216 (pdf)

Questions and Answers (10-22-14) (pdf)



Contact Information

Kyle Wilber, Program Manager
New York Department of State
Division of Local Government Services, RFA CREG-3-2-2015
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231-0001
Phone: (518) 473-3355

Chet Fiske, Contract Administration Unit
Attention:  Local Government Efficiency Grants, RFA-CREG-3-2-2015
New York State Department of State, Bureau of Fiscal Management
One Commerce Plaza, 11th Floor, Suite 1110
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12231