Financing & Incentives

NYCEDC offers information about a variety of New York City equity, financing, and incentives programs designed to help businesses thrive.

Visit NYC Business Express for a one-stop online tool to help you determine if your business qualifies for money-saving incentive programs.

  • Exempt Facilities Bond Program

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    Assistance in the form of tax exempt bonds for companies undertaking capital projects on exempt facilities in New York City

  • Job Creation and Retention Program

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    The Job Creation and Retention Program (“JCRP”) provides discretionary grant funds to eligible companies committing to create a minimum of 75 new jobs in Lower Manhattan as well as to firms making a commitment to retaining at least 200 Lower Manhattan jobs.

  • Manufacturing Facilities Bond Program

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    Tax-exempt bonds for manufacturers of tangible personal property acquiring, developing, renovating or equipping facilities in New York City.

  • New Markets Tax Credits Program

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    NYCEDC facilitates the use of the New Markets Tax Credit program for the financing of real estate projects in low-income communities through its CDE, NYC Neighborhood Capital Corporation, and strategic collaborations with a number of national CDEs.

  • Not-for-Profit Bond Program

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    Build NYC’s Not-for-Profit Bond Program facilitates access to private activity tax-exempt bond financing for not-for-profit institutions to acquire, construct, renovate and/or equip their facilities.

  • NYC Capital Access Loan Guaranty Program

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    Public-private lending program enables banks and credit unions to make loans to micro and small businesses that may not qualify for conventional bank loans.

  • NYC Development Finance Conference

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    The NYC Development Finance Conference is an annual event that brings together not-for-profits, developers, lenders and other industry experts to discuss tools for innovative economic development throughout the five boroughs.

  • NYC Entrepreneurial Fund

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    In an effort to strengthen and expand early stage entrepreneurship activities, the City created this $22 million fund to provide New York City-based technology startup companies with early-stage capital.

  • NYC Food Manufacturers Growth Fund

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    The NYC Food Manufacturers Growth Fund makes affordable financing available to eligible small food manufacturing businesses looking to expand their operations.

  • NYCEDC Nonprofit Capacity Building Workshop

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    NYCEDC's Capacity Building Workshop had two successful sessions in December 2014 and February 2015. Led by the Nonprofit Finance Fund, the workshop was designed to help organizations begin to plan capital projects like the renovation of a facility, acquisition of space, or new construction.

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