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$82.8 millicn awarded tc 100 prcjects


CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
31770
Alb., Renss.,
Schen., Sarat.,
Colum., Greene,
Wash., Warren
Center for
Economic
Growth
Growing the
Capital Regions
Creative Economy
The study will assess the Capital Region's
creative economy and develop a strategic
plan for expanding this sector's contribution
to economic growth within the Region.
ESD SPFS $65,000.00
30552 Albany Albany County
Albany County
Rail Trail
This project will construct 5.5 miles of a
proposed 9.3 mile shared -use path along
a former rail bed. The funding will assist
path. The expected outcomes are improved
mobility and economic opportunity for non-
drivers, a better option for commuting by
walking or bicycling, reduced emissions and
vehicle miles travelled, improved economic
activity along the trail corridor, and improved
health for trail users.
NYSERDA
CGC3
$1,003,478.00
30879 Albany
Albany County
Opportunity, Ìnc.
Sheridan Avenue
Ìmprovement
Project
Albany County Opportunity, Ìnc., dba Albany
Community Action Partnership (ACAP),
will use $150,000 in Urban Ìnitiatives
funds to make accessibility and façade
improvements at its Outreach Center on
Sheridan Avenue in the City of Albany's
West Hill / Sheridan Hollow neighborhoods.
HCR UÌ $150,000.00
30341 Albany
Albany Ìnstitute
of History & Art
Spring Marketing
Campaign
Albany Ìnstitute of History & Art requests
funding for The Spring Marketing Plan for
GE Presents: The Mystery of the Albany
Mummies Sept 21, 2013-June 8, 2014.
Funds are requested to implement a
marketing plan to reach new audiences. The
Spring Marketing Plan will market to core,
area, regional and out-of-market audiences
to increase all audience segments.
ESD MNY $21,519.00
28310 Albany
Albany Ìnstitute
of History Art
Exterior
Restoration of
Rice House and
Rice House Annex
Built in the style of 16th century palazzos,
the Albany Ìnstitute of History & Art's (AÌHA)
Rice House and Rice House Annex have
mortar joints and an elaborate embellished
cornice. This restoration project will prevent
reaching a critical deteriorated state,
ensuring future generations have access to
this tangible piece of Albany's history.
Parks HPA $100,000.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
30341 Albany
Albany Ìnstitute
of History Art
Spring Marketing
Campaign
Albany Ìnstitute of History & Art will present
"The Mystery of the Albany Mummies¨
in 2014. The program, featuring two
mummies, will explore the art and culture
of ancient Egypt, the practice and science
fascination with ancient Egypt. MUMMÌES is
a critical opportunity to reach thousands of
visitors, increase admissions, shop income
and memberships and bring thousands of
visitors to downtown Albany while promoting
Albany as a center of international
Arts CHPG $50,000.00
31758 Albany
Albany Medical
Center and
City of Albany
Partnership
Park South
Redevelopment
Project
Relocation of electrical and communications
lines and poles for a $58 million
development project including construction
housing units, and a parking garage in
collaboration with Albany Medical Center.
ESD Grants $2,500,000.00
30532 Albany
Albany
Symphony
Orchestra
American Music
Festival
Albany Symphony will present their annual
American Music Festival, a series of
concerts, collaborations, and events. The
Festival has grown into Albany Symphony's
most successful and important project for
fostering economic development in the
Capital Region. As the preeminent festival of
contemporary orchestral music in the nation,
this event enhances the image of the Capital
Region as a national arts destination.
Arts CHPG $74,000.00
27043 Albany
Capital District
Cooperative Ìnc
Menands
Farmers Market
Revitalization
Demolition of antiquated building, renovation
of public market and construction of 5,000
SF addition to Capital City Produce Building
which will result in the retention of a key
vender and a 50% increase in product
volume.
ESD Grants $100,000.00
32159 Albany
Capitalize Albany
Corporation
Downtown Albany
Tactical Plan
Capitalize Albany Corporation will use
$20,000 in New York Main Street Technical
Assistance funds to create design
guidelines for buildings in the City of
Albany's Downtown district as part of the
Downtown Albany Tactical Revitalization
Plan.
HCR
NYMSTA
$20,000.00
29922 Albany
Carey Ìnstitute
for Global Good
Dutch Barn Model
Brewery
The project entails the reconstruction and
adaptive reuse of a 1760's Dutch barn on
the grounds of the Carey Ìnstitute for Global
Good in Rensselaerville, NY, to be used as
an agri-tourism and agri-education facility.
ESD MNY $108,000.00
29302 Albany
Center for
Disability
Services, Ìnc.
Business Services
Expansion
The project will purchase a high-end
transactional data press to expand a
mailing operation at an existing business,
and create 25 to 30 new jobs for disabled
veterans, individuals with disabilities and
non-disabilities.
ESD Grants $350,000.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
29503 Albany
Center for
Employment
Opportunities
Workforce
Opportunities
Program
The Center for Employment Opportunities
(CEO) will provide a combination of
job readiness training, job search and
placement services, on-the-job training,
and job retention to men and women with
recent criminal convictions, helping them
needed for a successful transition to a
stable, productive life. Efforts are focused
on individuals on parole living in Albany
County, as outlined in the Capital Region
Opportunity Agenda.
OTDA SNAP $60,000.00
28993 Albany City of Albany
Albany 2030
Sustainable Code
Project
The project will consist of a comprehensive
update to the Code of the City of Albany to
allow for the incorporation of sustainable
design and smart growth principles, with
Development Regulations. The project
will also address green buildings codes,
enhanced storm water management
practices, urban agriculture, downtown
and waterfront design standards, bike
infrastructure requirements, as well
streamlined permitting options.
NYSERDA
CGC2
$300,000.00
26552 Albany City of Watervliet
3rd Avenue
Revitalization
The City of Watervliet will use $110,000 in
New York Main Street funds to assist the
owners of mixed-use buildings to complete
commercial and residential renovation
projects in Watervliet's Port Schuyler 3rd
Avenue Corridor neighborhood.
HCR NYMS $110,000.00
27538 Albany
Columbia
Development
Companies
Wellington Row
Revitalization
Renovation of Albany's historic Wellington
space for Aeon Nexus and to establish
downtown condominiums, apartments and
commercial space.
ESD Grants $950,000.00
29761 Albany
First Columbia
Development
Quackenbush
Square
Project includes 260,000 SF mixed use
development with 240 car parking garage,
restaurant & retail space in downtown
Albany.
ESD Grants $1,200,000.00
31691 Albany
Fuller Road
Management
Corporation
Digital Data Open-
Ìnnovation Training
Center (DO-ÌT
Center)
Establish a Digital Data Open-Ìnnovation
Training Center (DO-ÌT Center) for workforce
training, a SMWBE Business Enterprises
business center for software development,
a data operations center, and a smart city
operations training & development lab.
ESD Grants $3,500,000.00
29104 Albany
Palace
Performing Arts
Center, Ìnc.
The Palace Digital
Projector Project
Conversion to Digital Projection will increase
the cultural footprint of the theatre, helping
to revitalize downtown Albany. The Palace
brings thousands of patrons to Albany,
increases local business for restaurants,
shops, parking garages, hotels, and more,
providing job security for hundreds of
employees. Conversion will enable The
Palace to accommodate live performing
needs (previously not possible) and new
further increasing downtown tourism.
Arts DFPCP $76,500.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
31178 Albany
Park Playhouse,
Ìnc.
Professional
Theatrical Lighting
and Sound
Equipment
The Park Playhouse produces free outdoor
theater in Washington Park each summer,
welcoming over 50,000 residents and
visitors from all over the Capital Region and
beyond. Lighting and sound equipment will
be purchased, reducing the organization's
annual expenditures and assuring quality
productions.
Arts APCE $40,000.00
31231 Albany
Shaker Heritage
Society
City of Stories
Project
Partners for Albany Stories internship
program will support the City of Stories
initiative, which draws attention to the
cultural resources of Albany. The project
will include public art/history "pop up¨
installations and interpretive kiosks
throughout the Capital Region. Two full time
SUNY interns will assist with development
of the kiosks while obtaining hands-on
experience developing engaging community
programming.
Arts ÌWDP $7,560.00
17994 Albany
Tech Valley
School
Foundation
Tech Valley
STEMConnect
of capital equipment, associated with
relocation of Tech Valley High School and
Children's Museum to leased space in the
Zen Building at CNSE campus in Albany NY.
ESD Grants $1,500,000.00
32306 Albany
Trinity Alliance
of the Capital
Region
Advanced
Technology
Training and
Ìnformation
Networking Lab
Fit-up, furnish and operate a new Advanced
Technology Training and Ìnformation
Networking Lab to provide accessible
computer training space in which community
members can, apply for jobs, receive
training, and attend online courses.
ESD Grants $375,000.00
32306 Albany
Trinity Alliance
of the Capital
Region
Advanced
Technology and
Computer Training
Center
Fit-up, furnish and operate a new Advanced
Technology Training and Ìnformation
Networking Lab to provide accessible
computer training space in which community
members can, apply for jobs, receive
training, and attend online courses.
ESD OA $100,000.00
29807 Albany
University at
Albany
Campus Center
Expansion Green
Ìnfrastructure
The University at Albany will use GÌGP
funds to go above beyond their permit
requirements and install pervious pavement,
rain gardens, and a green roof as part of
their Campus Center Expansion Project.
The inclusion of these green practices
will reduce stormwater runoff, combat
heat island effect, and conserve energy,
ultimately helping the Campus Center
Expansion Project achieve a LEED Gold
rating.
EFC GÌGP $607,847.00
31325 Albany
Yincae
Advanced
Materials, LLC
Operational Skills
Training
Yincae Advanced Materials, LLC of Albany
will provide on-the-job training to 45
newly-hired workers in chemical handling,
instrument selection/reading, quality/
safety, operations, terminology, team
software, equipment maintenance, process
control, failure analysis, synthesis strategy,
materials, formulation, characterization,
reliability testing, product design/application,
production issues/methodologies, trade
show techniques, and customer skills.
DOL NHT $100,000.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
31956
Albany,
Columbia,
Greene,
Rensselaer,
Saratoga,
Schenectady,
Warren, Wash.
College of
Nanoscale
Science and
Engineering
Tech Valley
Ìncubator
numerous regional assets and business
program. This consortium will assist
start-up businesses in the Capital District
by deploying best practices and provide
mentorship
ESD HSSP $125,000.00
28077
Albany,
Columbia,
Greene,
Rensselaer,
Saratoga,
Schenectady,
Warren, Wash.
New York Golf
Trail
Upstate Marketing
Strategy
The New York Golf Trail is an extended
marketing plan, encompassing six regions
of the state and 12 counties, that focuses
on drawing golfers to the golf and lodging
partners in New York State participating in
this program, thereby looking to increasing
tourism in these areas.
ESD MNY $150,000.00
27778
Albany,
Rensselaer
Capital District
Regional
Planning
Commission
Regional
Combined
Governance and
Ìmplementation
Program
The Cities of Albany, Cohoes, Rensselaer,
Troy and Watervliet, and the Town/Village
of Green Ìsland are cooperating on the
implementation of a regional Combined
will achieve long-term cost savings and
develop the formal governance structure
for the regional organization to help guide
management, siting and sizing of facilities
in locations that will achieve maximum
administration.
DOS LGE $854,526.00
32584
Albany,
Rensselaer
Fruitura
BioSciences Ltd.
Construction of a
Ìntegrated Modular
Bioreactor Facility
Fruitura Bio Sciences will build new
integrated modular bioreactors, producing
innovate products from cultured cells of
fruits and vegetables.
ESD EJP $1,200,000.00
29007
Albany,
Schenectady,
Rensselaer
Albany County
Opportunity Ìnc
Career Readiness
The Albany Community Action Partnership
(ACAP) and its partner, the Schenectady
Community Action Program (SCAP) will
operate a Career Readiness program
focused on issues faced by low-
income residents in the region's most
disadvantaged, distressed locations.
Program components will include: training,
skills development and career readiness, as
well as job search, placement, support and
retention services.
DOS CSBG $93,355.00
29007
Albany,
Schenectady,
Rensselaer
Albany County
Opportunity, Ìnc.
Albany
Community Action
Partnership
(ACAP) SNAP
Opportunities
Program
The Albany Community Action Partnership
(ACAP) and its partner, the Schenectady
Community Action Program (SCAP), will
operate a Career Readiness program
focused on issues faced by low-income
residents in the Capital District Region's
most disadvantaged, distressed locations.
Program components will include training
in-demand occupations such as healthcare,
transportation, culinary arts/hospitality and
custodial/maintenance, job search and
placement, and retention and supportive
services.
OTDA SNAP $200,000.00
29007
Albany,
Schenectady,
Rensselaer
Albany County
Opportunity,
Ìncorporated
dba Albany
Community
Action
Partnership
(ACAP)
Healthcare Aide,
Driving and
Hospitality Training
Albany County Opportunity, Ìncorporated
dba Albany Community Action Partnership
will train 56 long-term unemployed workers
Assistants, phlebotomists, and commercial
drivers, and in culinary arts/hospitality, and
custodial maintenance.
DOL UWT $100,000.00
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
31287
Albany,
Schenectady,
Rensselaer,
Warren,
Washington
The Altamont
Program, Ìnc.
The Altamont
SNAP
Opportunities
Program
The Altamont Program will provide job
readiness assistance, job skills training,
education related to employment, work
experience and job placement in Albany,
Rensselaer, Schenectady and Warren
counties targeting ex-offenders and
individuals with a history of substance
abuse. Participants will have the opportunity
to access classroom instruction and hands-
on training in the culinary arts, hospitality
and custodial maintenance sectors.
OTDA SNAP $200,000.00
31244
Bronx, Erie,
Kings, Orange,
New York,
Warren
Community
Health Care
Association of
New York State
CHCANYS
Community
HealthCorps
AmeriCorps
Program
The Community Health Care Association of
NY State (CHCANYS) AmeriCorps Program
will place 27 economically disadvantaged,
unemployed individuals in service as
AmeriCorps members in community health
centers in the Mid-Hudson, Capital, Western
NY, and New York City Regions. The
program will equip members with job skills
to prepare them for careers in community
health following their year of service.
Members will recruit community volunteers
to provide job search readiness training
to other economically disadvantaged and
unemployed members in the communities
they serve.
ONCS Amer $244,412.00
30406
Clinton, Essex,
Warren,
Washington,
Saratoga,
Rensselaer,
Albany
Lakes to Locks
Passage Ìnc
Lakes to Locks
Passage Geo
Marketing
The Lakes to Locks Passage Geotourism
Marketing Ìnitiative market the areas along
the interconnected waterway from Albany to
Rouses Point to national and international
audiences, promoting authentic experiences
and sustainable tourism.
ESD MNY $100,000.00
26982 Columbia Casella Organics Casella Organics
Purchase of M&E to manufacture animal
bedding from paper mill residuals. The
project is in partnership with Columbia
County Economic Development.
ESD
EÌPCAP
$180,000.00
29043 Columbia
Catamount
Ski Resort &
Adventure Park
Full Service
Four Season
Destination
Ìnfrastructure for development of a
Columbia County ski area into a four season
resort. Phase Ì includes 60 one, two, and
three bedroom units, indoor/outdoor pool,
locker rooms, etc.
ESD Grants $1,000,000.00
29413 Columbia Columbia County
Eurial Feasibility
Study
Columbia County has attracted the
international cheese company Eurial, which
would like to expand. Funds will examine the
potential expansion in the region to serve
local, regional, and national markets.
ESD SPFS $35,000.00
27763 Columbia
Harlem Valley
Rail Trail
Association Ìnc
Harlem Valley Rail
Trail Construction
from Copake to
Hillsdale
The Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association is
seeking funding for the construction of 1.54
miles of Rail Trail in southeastern Columbia
County, from Black Grocery Road in Copake
to Anthony Street in Hillsdale. Construction
of this section of the trail will link with the
Town of Hillsdale to the Roeliff Jansen State
Park and Roeliff Jansen Community Library.
Ìt will bring the quiet Hamlet of Hillsdale
within the Harlem Valley Rail Trail's sphere
of economic vitality.
Parks PA $375,584.00
29074 Columbia
Housing
Resources
of Columbia
County, Ìnc.
City of Hudson
State Street
Revitalization
Project
Housing Resources of Columbia County
Ìnc. will use $100,000 in Rural Area
Revitalization Projects funds to renovate a
four-unit residential property on State Street
in the City of Hudson.
HCR RARP $100,000.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
29637 Columbia
Hudson
Development
Corporation
Hudson Day Care
Center
The Hudson Development Corporation will
use $150,000 in Rural Area Revitalization
Projects funds to assist a daycare center
building in the City of Hudson.
HCR RARP $150,000.00
29043 Columbia
Rock Solid
Development
LLC
Catamount Resort
Situated at the Catamount Ski Area in
the southern end of the famed Berkshires
Region, Phase Ì of the project seeks to
convert Catamount Ski Resort & Adventure
Park into a full service four season
destination.
ESD MNY $200,000.00
31897 Columbia
The Olana
Partnership
Design and plans
for restoration of
the Main Barn
complex at Olana
State Historic Site
The Olana Partnership (TOP) will create
design documents for the stabilization and
restoration of the 19th Century Main Barn
complex at Olana, the home, studio, farm,
and landscape designed by Hudson River
School artist Frederic Edwin Church, with
the eventual goal of restoring the entire barn
structure so that it can be opened to the
public. When completed, the restoration of
the barn will enable TOP to expand program
offerings and increase visitors.
Parks HPA $195,000.00
30713
Columbia,
Sullivan
Hudson Valley
AgriBusiness
Development
Corporation
Local Food
Distribution Hub
Network
Establish Mid-Hudson/Capital Region LTL
Local Food Distribution Hub which will allow
farmers to cost effectively get their product
to market. Funds will be used to build a
facility, in Sullivan Cty, Columbia Cty will
ESD Grants $225,000.00
29344
Delaware,
Greene, Sullivan,
Ulster
Catskill
Association for
Tourism Services
Catskills Tourism
Marketing
Catskill Association for Tourism Services
Sullivan and Ulster counties, seeks funding
for a two-part marketing plan consisting of
a targeted advertising campaign and an
adaptable Web site aims to bolster tourism
growth, attract visitors to the Catskills
of New York State, as well as support
overall economic growth in immediate and
surrounding regions.
ESD MNY $270,000.00
31150 Greene
Catskill Mountain
Foundation, Ìnc.
Digital Projection
System
Catskill Mountain Foundation will convert
three of its four movie screens from 35mm
to digital projection. Ìn 2014 the movie
future. Movie theatres will face conversion in
order to continue operating. CMF cinemas
digital conversion will ensure jobs for 5 local
residents, stimulating tourism and circulating
thousands of people annually through the
lectures and the summer music festivals.
Arts DFPCP $62,250.00
27556 Greene
Greene County
Economic
Development,
Tourism &
Planning
Kaaterskill Clove
Greene County is pursuing funding for The
Kaaterskill Clove- America's First Vacation
Destination: "Building a National Awareness
Campaign¨ a collaborative approach to
sustainable tourism development.
ESD MNY $150,000.00
32522 Greene
Thomas Cole
National Historic
Site
Thomas Cole
House
The project is to reconstruct the New Studio
of the famous 19th-century artist Thomas
Cole, thereby creating a vital new visitor
destination. With the region's natural beauty
already drawing millions of national and
international visitors, the New Studio will
provide a key asset for New York's marketing
strategy.
ESD MNY $500,000.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
28960 Greene
Town of
Prattsvillle
Community
Recovery
Components:
Design and
Construction
The Town of Prattsville will advance a multi-
Community Reconstruction plan to restore
and revitalize the Route 23 (Main Street)
streetscape which was devastated by the
Phase ÌÌ of the streetscape enhancement
project; feasibility analysis and preliminary
design for a new community center; and
design and construction of a new waterfront
trail.
DOS LWRP $807,000.00
28559 Greene
Village of
Coxsackie
Village of
Coxsackie Public
Ìnfrastructure
Ìmprovements
The Village of Coxsackie proposes to use
$590,000 in NYS CDBG funds for a sanitary
sewer replacement program in a targeted
41 residents, 24 or 58.5% of whom are low
and moderate income.
HCR
CDBGPÌ
$590,000.00
30287 Greene
Village of
Coxsackie
Village of
Coxsackie
Wastewater
System
Engineering Study
The Village of Coxsackie will complete an
engineering report to evaluate sanitary
Village wastewater treatment and collection
system.
DEC EPGP $30,000.00
26438 Orange, Sullivan,
Shop-Rite
Supermarkets,
Ìnc.
Customer Service
and Food Safety
Training
Shop-Rite Supermarkets, Ìnc. of Orange,
Sullivan, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess,
Ulster and Albany Counties will train
160 workers in workforce readiness, the
customer experience, and National Registry
of Food Safety Professional Management.
DOL EET $100,000.00
32235 Rensselaer
Capital District
Community
Gardens
Acquisition to
support Urban
Grow Center
The Urban Grow Center is a multiphase
project which will enable Capital District
Community Gardens (CDCG) to expand its
use of agriculture in the Capital Region. The
Center will include a local food supply hub,
a rehabbed green building with alternate
power generation and conservation, a
fresh produce market, expanded year-
round programming and other features
that will double CDCG's ability to deliver
local food and services to underserved
neighborhoods.
Parks PA $64,956.00
28859 Rensselaer City of Troy
City of Troy
Local Waterfront
Revitalization
Program
The City of Troy will prepare a Local
Waterfront Revitalization Program to provide
an actionable framework for catalyzing
robust redevelopment and waterfront access
and encourage additional investment in
the commercial properties that adjoin the
waterfront.
DOS LWRP $80,000.00
30762 Rensselaer
City Station
North, LLC
Medical,
Residential, and
Retail Mixed Use
Buildings in Troy
Project includes the acquisition, demolition,
and renovation of property in the urban
core of Troy and 250,000 SF of medical,
residential, retail including an urban grocery
in mixed use buildings.
ESD Grants $1,000,000.00
28751 Rensselaer
Commission
on Economic
Opportunity
for the Greater
Capital Region,
Ìnc.
Construction
of a New Job
Training Facility in
Downtown Troy
The Commission on Economic Opportunity
for the Greater Capital Region, Ìnc. (CEO)
will use $150,000 in Urban Ìnitiatives funds
to construct a new building on a currently
vacant lot at 2347 Fifth Avenue in the City
of Troy. The building will house CEO's job
training and Weatherization programs. The
estimated total project cost exceeds $1.5
complete the project.
HCR UÌ $150,000.00
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CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
27282 Rensselaer
Ìndependent
Living Center
of the Hudson
Valley, Ìnc.
Facility
Renovations
The Ìndependent Living Center of the
Hudson Valley (ÌLC) will use $150,000 in
Urban Ìnitiatives funds to renovate the 3rd
City of Troy, creating additional accessible
space to provide services for people with
disabilities.
HCR UÌ $150,000.00
32574 Rensselaer
Media Alliance
Ìnc.
NATURE Lab
Media Alliance's NATURE Lab (North
Troy Art, Technology and Urban Research
in Ecology) will launch a model project
employing art as the seed to reclaim public
space and build community relationships.
Looking to city models that reuse and
develop abandoned lots to reclaiming
challenged neighborhoods, it will encourage
partnerships and collaborations with diverse
groups that work with high technology and
resource sharing.
Arts CHPG $37,000.00
31502 Rensselaer
Pantera
Development
Dockside Loft
Mixed use Downtown Troy project includes
renovation of 35-unit bldg., construct
modern walkway on Hudson, rehab parking
and infrastructure.
ESD Grants $1,000,000.00
31501 Rensselaer
Paper Battery
Company Ìnc
Paper Battery
Company
RD&D to formulate and test aqueous based
electrode slurries for use in manufacturing
batteries that are produced without toxic
heavy metals.
ESD
EÌPRDD
$103,680.00
32572 Rensselaer
Rensselaer
Polytechnic
Ìnstitute
Business
Ìncubator
Proposal
numerous regional bio-based assets and
business development programs into one
start-up businesses in the Capital District
by deploying best practices and provide
mentorshi
ESD HSSP $125,000.00
28815 Rensselaer
St Peters Health
Partners
Troy Master
Facility Plan
Construction of a 550 car parking garage
to support Phase Ì of a planned multi-
phase $67M relocation/consolidation at two
hospitals in the City of Troy.
ESD Grants $1,250,000.00
32469 Rensselaer
Tech Valley
Center of Gravity
Acquisition and
Renovation of
Quackenbush
Building
vacant building in the heart of Downtown
Troy to establish maker space/tech
incubator. Projected spinoffs to result in the
creation of 25 companies and 150 jobs.
ESD Grants $550,000.00
27848 Rensselaer
The Board of
Cooperative
Educational
Services for
Rensselaer,
Columbia,
Greene Counties
dba Questar ÌÌÌ
HVAC, LPN and
Welding Training
The Board of Cooperative Educational
Services for Rensselaer, Columbia,
Greene Counties dba Questar ÌÌÌ will train
30 long-term unemployed workers in
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and
Refrigeration, Licensed Practical Nursing,
and welding.
DOL UWT $99,948.00
31779 Saratoga
City of Saratoga
Springs
Comprehensive
Plan
Ìmplementation
The City of Saratoga Springs will advance
an anticipated updated Comprehensive
Plan by drafting revisions to related policy
documents, including Zoning Ordinance,
Subdivision Regulations, and Building
and Construction Standards and Details.
Saratoga Springs is currently updating its
Comprehensive Plan to further existing and
still relevant sustainability concepts. The
proposed plan will establish sustainable land
use policies, guide infrastructure investment
and promote sustainable growth.
NYSERDA
CGC2
$200,000.00
Cap|ta| Reg|on
Cap|ta| Reg|on
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
26518 Saratoga
e.nfrastructure
Technologies, Ìnc
Planning, Design
and Construction
of Manufacturing
Facility
at STEP to consolidate four separate
operations and add 75-100 jobs.
ESD Grants $750,000.00
32333 Saratoga
Quad/Graphics,
Ìnc.
Ìnformation
Technology and
Manufacturing
Skills Training
Quad/Graphics, Ìnc. of Saratoga Springs will
provide on-the-job training for 80 newly-
hired workers in computer information
technology, continuous improvement, lean
manufacturing, industrial safety, and printing
and manufacturing technical skills.
DOL NHT $89,237.00
32597 Saratoga
Saratoga Rowing
Association, Ìnc
Regatta Center
Saratoga
Saratoga Rowing Association (SRA) aims
to position Saratoga as a destination of
choice for elite regattas and training, by
expansion of its capital infrastructure, and
improvement of race course equipment. A
building for regatta planning and execution,
and athlete training provided by renovating
a neglected building located in the Town of
Saratoga, NY, across Fish Creek from its
main boathouse.
ESD MNY $42,000.00
30204 Saratoga Stewarts Shops
Upgrades
Reduce water consumption at the
company's Dairy Processing and
Packaging Operations facility. The project
is in partnership with Saratoga Economic
Development Corp.
ESD
EÌPCAP
$128,500.00
29915 Saratoga
Town of
Halfmoon
Erie Canal
Towpath
Community
Connector
Construction
The Town of Halfmoon will construct a
multi-use trail along the the historic Erie
Canal Towpath on the north shore of the
Mohawk River. The trail will encompass
approximately 0.75 miles from Clamsteam
Road, under the Ì-87 Twin Bridges and west
to the town line.
DOS LWRP $200,000.00
28805 Saratoga Town of Stillwater
Riverside Trail
Community
Linkage Project
The Riverside Trail Community Linkage
Project focuses on implementing critical
portions of the trail system that will connect
southern Stillwater neighborhoods of
Riverside, Stillwater Junction, and East
Saratoga Junction to the area's resources,
destinations and the greater regional trail
network. This includes the Stillwater Town
and Village Halls, Ìsland Park, the future site
of Mullah Hill Park, the Zim Smith Trail and
the City of Mechanicville's business district.
Canals $150,000.00
28805 Saratoga Town of Stillwater
Riverside Trail
Community
Linkage Project
The Town of Stillwater has embarked on a
comprehensive effort to expand trail linkage
throughout the community, from the Historic
and City of Mechanicville. The 2013
Riverside Trail Community Linkage Project
focuses on implementing critical portions of
the trail system that will connect southern
Stillwater neighborhoods to the area's
resources, destinations and the greater
regional trail network.
Parks RTP $200,000.00
32344 Saratoga
City of Saratoga
Springs
City of Saratoga
Springs Sewage
Pumping Stations
Study
The City of Saratoga Springs will complete
an engineering report to evaluate solutions
for the upgrade of three wastewater
pumping stations.
DEC EPGP $30,000.00
Cap|ta| Reg|on
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
26966 Saratoga
Saratoga Film
Forum, Ìnc.
Digital Conversion
for Film Projection
Digital projection capacity will put the Film
Forum on the map as a forward-thinking
assure our regional economic viability
and cultural relevance. An independent
cinema will improve our community's
competitive edge as an attractive arts asset
and benchmark of cultural currency and
literacy for residents, visitors, and potential
home buyers. Realtors and merchants now
invoke the Film Forum when they promote
cultural features to clients, and downtown
special collaborative promotions.
Arts DFPCP $23,000.00
28296 Schenectady
City of
Schenectady
City of
Schenectady
Wastewater
Engineering Study
The City of Schenectady will complete an
engineering report to explore upgrades
for the City's wastewater treatment and
collection system to address sanitary sewer
DEC EPGP $50,000.00
28699 Schenectady
Frontier Sno
Riders, Ìnc
Frontier Sno
Riders Trail
Grooming
Equipment
Purchase
Frontier Sno Riders, Ìnc. will use grant
funds to purchase grooming equipment for
snowmobile trail maintenance. The new
and larger equipment will allow the club
improve trail safety.
Parks RTP $59,200.00
28865 Schenectady
Maxon ALCO
Holdings LLC
Schenectady
Riverfront
Revitalization
Project
development to include 144,000 SF retail,
304 apartments, supermarket, hotel, and
banquet house.
ESD Grants $5,000,000.00
31508 Schenectady
Museum of
Science and
Ìnnovation
Challenger
Learning Center
of the Greater
Capital Region,
Ìnc
Renovations and equipment at the Museum
of Science and Ìnnovation to motivate
students in STEM studies by providing a
space-themed, simulated science and math
experience that promotes decision making,
problem solving and team building skills.
ESD Grants $250,000.00
29158 Schenectady
New York
Folklore Society
Folk Arts
Ìnternships
New York Folklore Society will hire two
interns to enhance the organization's
visibility through social media and marketing
and provide arts education support for a
community cultural documentation program
involving Schenectady's urban youth. This
will be an opportunity for emerging arts
leaders to gain practical experience in arts-
the education system.
Arts ÌWDP $8,968.00
28003 Schenectady Proctors
Cirque Eloize
Summer
Residency
commitment, Proctors' Cirque Eloize will
bring renowned circus arts innovators to
downtown Schenectady each summer for
a three-week residency program. During
this time, a new production will debut as
well as an offering of circus arts classes to
youth and adults. Cirque Eloise will have a
$1 million economic impact on Schenectady
and a $9 million impact on the region,
indirectly creating 150 full time jobs.
Arts CHPG $100,000.00
Cap|ta| Reg|on
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
27842 Schenectady Proctors
Proctors
Downtown District
Energy Expansion
Ìn Schenectady
The Downtown District Energy (DDE)
Expansion project at Proctors will provide
heating and cooling to seven historic
buildings in downtown Schenectady,
serviced by Proctors' combined heat and
power system. This will simultaneously
greenhouse gas emissions, improving
effective model of energy co-operation.
NYSERDA
CGC3
$2,903,522.00
27827 Schenectady Proctors
Proctors Ìnterior
Finish Restoration
Building on past restoration efforts which
have earned state and national recognition,
Proctors seeks funding to complete the
restoration of the 1926 vaudeville theater.
The remaining work includes restoration of
the orchestra level, crossover area, boxes,
mezzanine and leaking mezzanine roof, as
well as work by expert restoration artists to
re-gild and paint decorative elements, and
mend damaged scagliola.
Parks HPA $455,000.00
30861 Schenectady
Schenectady
County
Community
College
Workforce
Development
Training Building
Ìnterior building renovations for a (SCCC
owned) building to serve as a regional
workforce development training center
and meeting space for pre-apprentices,
entrepreneurs, and upstart tech companies
located in the City's highly distressed area.
ESD Grants $150,000.00
31603 Schenectady
Schenectady
Museum
Association dba
miSci
Suits Bueche
Planetarium at
miSci
The Schenectady Museum Association
doing business as miSci requests funding
to renovate its Suits-Bueche Planetarium
in Schenectady, NY. The grant support will
help miSci to move closer to reaching its
long-term goal of providing Schenectady,
the Capital Region, Tech Valley, western
Massachusetts and Southern Vermont with
the latest in astronomy resources, increase
tourism and attract out-of-state visitors.
ESD MNY $20,137.00
28275
Schenectady,
Albany, Troy
Proctors
Cirque Eloize
Marketing
Campaign
Proctors requests a Market NY grant to
launch a multimedia marketing campaign
for its partnership with Cirque Eloize, the
internationally renowned troupe of modern
circus artists, to develop the Capital Region
as a cultural tourism destination during the
summer months.
ESD MNY $60,000.00
32336
Warr.,Wash.,Ha
mil.,Ess.,Herk.,S
ara.,Frank.,Clint.,
StLaw.,Onei.,Lew
is,Fult.
Adirondack
Association
of Towns and
Villages
The Adirondack
Park Recreation
Web Portal Project
This proposal concerns Phase ÌÌ of the
Adirondack Park Recreation Web Portal
Project. Phase Ì is currently underway and
involves creation of a comprehensive web
portal, database, and app for tourism and
recreation-related amenities and activities
within the Adirondack Park. Phase ÌÌ will
and will additionally look to employ a
strategic marketing campaign to raise
awareness to the end consumer and
promote tourism through use of the website
and app.
ESD MNY $82,500.00
28835 Warren
City of Glens
Falls
City of Glens Falls
Engineering Study
for Ridge Street
Sanitary Sewer
Ìmprovements
The City of Glens Falls will complete an
engineering report to address major sewer
sewer line within the City.
DEC EPGP $30,000.00
Cap|ta| Reg|on
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
32083 Warren
City of Glens
Falls
Renovations to
Glens Falls Civic
Center
Renovations to Glens Falls Civic Center
for a new AHL franchise & regional
entertainment events.
ESD Grants $675,000.00
27807 Warren
Crandall Public
Library
Software Skills
Training
Crandall Public Library of Glens Falls will
train 54 long-term unemployed workers
in basic computer skills, keyboarding and
data entry, Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft
Excel 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, and
Microsoft Publisher 2007.
DOL UWT $49,995.00
28251 Warren
Glens Falls
Ìndustrial
Development
Agency
Commercial/
Residential Facility
$23M project that includes the construction
of a 132,000 SF six story commercial/
residential building along with a multi-story
parking structure.
ESD Grants $2,500,000.00
28553 Warren
Town of
Queensbury
Town of
Queensbury
Assistance to
Davidson Brothers
The Town of Queensbury proposes to use
$60,000 in NYS CDBG Small Business
Assistance funds to assist with the start
up of Glens Falls Brewing Company, LLC.
The project proposes the creation of 3 full
moderate income persons.
HCR
CDBGSBA
$60,000.00
30668 Warren
Town of
Warrensburg
Town of
Warrensburg
Wastewater
Engineering Study
The Town of Warrensburg will complete an
engineering report evaluating upgrades
to increase capacity at the existing Town
wastewater treatment plant.
DEC EPGP $24,000.00
27451 Warren
Village of Lake
George
Environmental
Park Signage and
Water Feature
The Village of Lake George will design and
construct an interactive water feature and
gateway signage at the Charles R. Wood
Lake George Environmental Park.
DOS LWRP $200,000.00
30877 Warren County Town of Bolton
Rogers
Memorial Park
Ìmprovements
The Town of Bolton will design and construct
improvements to Rogers Memorial Park
including a visitor/heritage center, an entry
plaza, pedestrian connector, lake overlook,
lower walkway, hillside erosion repair,
water distribution system, rehabilitation
of the north public dock, and stormwater
management planning.
DOS LWRP $350,000.00
28130 Warren County
Town of Lake
George
Route 9
Streetscape
The Town of Lake George will design and
construct streetscape improvements along
the Route 9 gateway corridor from Birch
Avenue south to the Route 9N junction,
incorporating multi-modal enhancements
and stormwater treatment measures.
DOS LWRP $100,000.00
26577
Warren,
Saratoga
Warren County
First Wilderness
Heritage
Corridor Plan
Ìmplementation
Projects
Warren County working with the Towns of
Hadley, Lake Luzerne and Stony Creek and
the Sacandaga-Hudson Advisory County
will advance four projects to implement the
intermunicipal First Wilderness Heritage
Corridor Plan. Projects include construction
on the Sacandaga River, upgrading of
parking and restroom facilities at the Dean
Farm Recreation Area, design of hamlet
revitalization components in Stony Creek,
and expansion and upgrading of teaching
facilities at the Adirondack Folkschool.
DOS LWRP $553,500.00
Cap|ta| Reg|on
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
30139
Warren,
Saratoga,
Washington
Glens Falls/
Washington
County
Regional
Wastewater
Management
Project
Washington County, the City of Glens Falls
and Towns of Queensbury and Moreau will
cooperatively develop a comprehensive
strategic action plan and implementation
program to address regional wastewater
capacity. This project will focus on the
management and infrastructure needs
to ensure capacity of the Glens Falls and
Washington County Sewer District #2
wastewater treatment plants for service to
neighboring communities.
DOS LGE $800,000.00
30224
Warren,
Washington and
Albany
NYSARC Ìnc,
Warren,
Washington and
Albany Counties
Chapter
(WWARC)
Community
Kitchen and
Distribution Center
Project
Phase ÌÌ of WWAARC's Community Kitchen
and Distribution Center Project expanded to
provide training of staff and consumers at
two locations in Warren County and Albany
County.
ESD Grants $100,000.00
32168
Warren,
Washington,
Essex
Warren County
Lake George
Ìnvasive Species
Management and
Control
Warren County, in partnership with the
membership of the Lake George Watershed
Coalition, will pursue a systematic program
of aquatic invasive species prevention,
control and management, concentrating on
research, prevention of introduction, early
detection and aggressive control.
DOS LWRP $482,050.00
30665
Warren,
Washington,
Saratoga,
Hamilton
Crandall Public
Library
Digital Film
Projector
Conversion
Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls will
upgrade its 35mm projection unit to digital
in order to continue to provide challenging,
Glens Falls region. The Capital Region
Economic Development Council outcome
will be twofold: high quality of life through a
goal of "Bring cities to Life¨; two, educational
Tomorrow.¨
Arts DFPCP $17,003.00
31836 Washington
GF Labels
Development,
LLC
Facility
Construction
Purchase of land, construction of 6,000 SF
facility, and purchase of two digital printers
for expansion of Washington County printing
Company.
ESD Grants $75,000.00
26778 Washington
Old Washington
County
Courthouse
in Salem
Courthouse
Restoration
As part of the ongoing restoration of the
building, the Historic Salem Courthouse
Preservation Association will rehabilitate
two prominent but deteriorating architectural
features: the roof and the bell tower. These
critical improvements will restore the
Courthouse to its former beauty and will
make structural improvements so that it can
continue to serve future generation as a vital
recreational and cultural center for southern
Washington County.
Parks HPA $200,000.00
30133 Washington
Slate Valley
Museum
Ìnternship Funding
The Slate Valley Museum will hire a SUNY
or CUNY student to provide administrative
support for the programs and activities
associated with the 2014's "Slate as Muse¨
exhibit. Programs may include painting
workshops, quarry tours for photographers,
slate carving workshops, children's art
classes, and gallery talks with exhibiting
artists. The Slate as Muse Marketing
and Programs Ìntern will gain valuable
Arts ÌWDP $5,208.00
Cap|ta| Reg|on
CFA # County App|icant Pro[ect Tit|e Description
Agency/
Program
Award
27735 Washington
Village of
Hudson Falls
Village of Hudson
Falls Main Street
Revitalization
Program Phase ÌÌ
The Village of Hudson Falls will use
$195,000 in New York Main Street
funds to assist the owners of mixed-use
buildings to complete commercial and
residential renovation projects, and perform
streetscape enhancements in the Village.
HCR NYMS $195,000.00
26919 Washington
Washington
County Sewer
District 2
Washington
County
Wastewater
Engineering Study
for Sewer District 2
The Washington County Sewer District 2 will
complete an engineering report to evaluate
improvements to the existing wastewater
and stormwater sewer systems to correct
DEC EPGP $30,000.00
Excelsior Jobs
Credits
Excelsior Jobs Program tax Credits will
be reserved for future projects including
business investments in targeted industries
that are within the region and that create or
retain jobs, create capital investment and
are consistent with the Strategic Plan.
ESD EJP $8,800,000.00
Low Cost
Economic
Development
Financing
Federal Ìndustrial Development Bond (ÌDB)
Cap will be made available for state and
local government issuers to sell tax-exempt
bonds for eligible economic development,
infrastructure and community revitalization
efforts.
ESD ÌDBC $30,000,000.00