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REDCO awarded $1 million to continue its Resource Partner Enhancement Program (access required)

The Rochester Economic Development Corporation (REDCO) has been awarded a $1 million Small Business Administration grant to continue to improve Rochester’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through its innovative Resource Partner Enhancement Program (RPEP). RPEP is a two-year peer learning cohort program designed ...

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GCEDC approves incentives for five Genesee County projects (access required)

The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) board of directors on Thursday approved incentives for five projects with a total capital investment of roughly $28 million and accepted an initial application for a proposal by Liberty Pumps for a $13.7 ...

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Regional Economic Development Council adds new members (access required)

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC) on Monday held a virtual public meeting to discuss its efforts to support and reimagine transformative projects designed to maximize the region’s future. The council — which is tasked with implementing a ...

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Regional Economic Development Councils begin next decade of awards (access required)

The state of New York will continue its successful Regional Economic Development Council initiative and a more than $750 million Consolidated Funding Application. The CFA opened on May 10, enabling businesses, municipalities, nonprofits and the public to begin applying for ...

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Livingston County seeking entrepreneurs for retail business competition (access required)

Livingston County Economic Development will award $300,000 in prizes through its Dream-O-Vate Business Competition. Some 15 winners will share $300,000 in prizes that include training, funding and the essential resources and tools needed to successfully open a business, officials said. ...

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Battery company to invest $175 million at EBP, create 100 jobs (access required)

Canadian battery recovery company Li-Cycle Corp. plans to invest $175 million in its lithium-ion battery recycling hub at Eastman Business Park, creating more than 100 jobs in the process. In January 2020, Empire State Development said Li-Cycle would establish its ...

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Unshackle Upstate touts new economic recovery plan (access required)

Unshackle Upstate, an advocacy group for upstate job creators and taxpayers, has released an economic recovery plan that would halt minimum wage increases and reduce taxes. “Fast Forward – A Rapid Recovery Plan for the Upstate Economy” suggests delaying scheduled ...

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Revitalize Rochester Fund applications now open (access required)

Mayor Lovely Warren was joined Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and leaders of the Rochester Economic Development Corp. (REDCO) to announce the opening of the application period for entrepreneurs to join a partnership to expand business opportunities in the ...

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Grow-NY competition open to applications again (access required)

The application window to enter the $3 million Grow-NY business competition is now open.  Empire State Development and the Cornell Center for Economic Development both announced on Tuesday that the competition is opening up for its second round of applications, ...

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Area counties eligible for federal grants (access required)

A number of Rochester area counties will have access to a $4.5 million federal grant for economic and community development, the New York State Department of State announced this week. Eligible local counties include Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wayne counties, ...

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