New York Grants Resources
According to the U.S. Census, New York received $52,182,963,000 in grant payments last year from the federal government.
This works out to approximately $2700 in federal aid per New Yorker.
Federal aid helps New York pay for medical assistance programs, highway projects, welfare, child nutrition, special education, and many other state programs.
Despite the state's budget problems and the impending spending cuts by the governor and the state legislature, millions of dollars in New York State Grants will nonetheless be issued this year.
The following websites offer instructions on how to obtain grant money, low-interest loans, and other state aid.
These New York-based foundations are owned and operated either publicly by the state government or privately by non-profit organizations.
Opportunities from New York State Department of Health at health.state.ny.us
New York State Education Department Current Opportunities at nysed.gov
Get a Grant from New York State Affordable Housing Corporation at nyhomes.org
NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Grants at nysparks.com
Companies Doing Business in New York
New York Grants are often allocated to New York businesses to conduct research, purchase property, or perform services as requested by the state government:
New York Banks including Banks in Syracuse, NY for example.
New York Credit Unions including Credit Unions in Niagara Falls, NY for example.
New York Credit Counselors including Credit Counselors in White Plains, NY for example.
New York Insurance Companies including Insurance Companies in Rochester, NY for example.
New York Insurance Agents including Insurance Agents in New Rochelle, NY for example.
New York Car Dealers including Car Dealers in Yonkers, NY for example.
New York Fingerprinting including Fingerprinting in Brooklyn, NY for example.
New York Hotels including Hotels in New York, NY for example.
New York Travel Agents including Travel Agents in Buffalo, NY for example.
New York Real Estate Agents including Real Estate Agents in Brentwood, NY for example.
New York Apartment Buildings including Apartments in Albany, NY for example.
New York Contractors including Contractors in Utica, NY for example.
Except in special cases, New York small businesses and sole proprietors are generally not the target of grant funding. New York State Grants are awarded mainly to large businesses to complete state tasks, to college students to attend state schools, and to charities to benefit volunteer work.