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.


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