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Is the applicant: A) A qualified authorized issuer of tax-exempt private activity bonds (e.g., State public authority, local Industrial Development Agency (IDA))? OR B) A project applicant that has applied to, and been approved by resolution of, a qualified authorized issuer for the issuance of tax-exempt private activity bonds for such project? (Please see Help Section for additional information)
US Congressional District where the project is located. (This question's value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)
Project Street Address: Please input the project street address (
Street Number and Street Name only
If the project has multiple locations, please input the primary street address of the project. If the project does not have a definite street address, please input the approximate street address of the project (Street Number and Street Name only).
Project county or counties.
Project Without a Street Address: please enter a description of the project location. Include project starting/ending street addresses, cities & zip codes if applicable.
Project Latitude (This question's value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)
Project Longitude (This question's value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)
NYS Assembly District where the project is located. (This question's value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)
NY Senate District where the project is located. (This question's value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)
Project ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)
For more than one project location, please provide full address(es) for each location. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".
Based on your selection from the previous question, enter your applicant ID number. (Please do not provide your social security number).
How does your project align with the Regional Economic Development Council’s Strategic Plan/Upstate Revitalization Initiative Plan? (strategic plans are located at
For each program to which you are applying under the CFA, explain your strategy for proceeding if the full amount of requested funding, required matching funds, and temporary financing are not secured as expected, or committed sources become unavailable.This explanation must address any proposed project phases, and both CFA and non-CFA sources of funds.
Type of Applicant (select all that apply)
Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village, Tribal, School District, County or Town Improvement District, District Corporation, For-Profit, Not-For-Profit, Individual, S Corporation, C Corporation, IDA, LDC,LLC,LLP, Public Authority, Public Benefit Corp, Sole-Proprietorship. HDFC,BID, LP,Boards Of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), Fire District, Regional Planning and Development Board, Public Library, Association Library,College/University/Community College
If you are a DBA, what is your DBA name?
Select an applicant ID type from the list below that you normally use to identify your organization on application forms.
Charity Reg #, Duns Number, Federal Tax ID Number, NYS Unemployment Insurance Tax Number, Social Security Number, NYS Vendor Identification Number (SFS)
If you are a business, have you been certified as a New York State Minority or Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)?
Yes, No, N/A
Organization Legal Name
Applicant Street Address
Applicant ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)
Applicant Telephone Number (please include area code)
Applicant Email Address
Contact First Name
Contact Last Name
Contact Street Address
Contact ZIP Code (please use ZIP+4 if known)
Primary Contact Phone Number. (please include area code)
Additional Project Contact First Name
Additional Project Contact Last Name
Additional Contact Title
Additional Contact Street Address
Additional Contact City
Additional Contact State
Additional Contact ZIP (please use ZIP+4 if known)
Additional Contact Telephone Number (please include area code)
Additional Contact Email Address
Please select the primary sector or characterization that best defines this project.
Agriculture, Arts/Culture/Cultural Institutions, Biomedical/Medical, Community Development, Education/College/University, Energy, Environment, Financial Services, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Housing, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology Services/Communications, Infrastructure, Municipal/Government, Office, Recreation,Research & Development, Tourism/Travel, Transportation, Water/Wastewater/Sewer, Waterfront Revitalization, Workforce Development,Business Development,Technology Commercialization
Please select the secondary sector or characterization that best defines this project.
Agriculture, Arts/Culture/Cultural Institutions, Biomedical/Medical, Community Development, Education/College/University, Energy, Environment, Financial Services, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Housing, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology Services/Communications, Infrastructure, Municipal/Government, Office, Research & Development, Tourism/Travel, Transportation, Water/Wastewater/Sewer, Waterfront Revitalization, Workforce Development,Business Development,Technology Commercialization
Project Description. Concisely describe the project, indicating the location, what will be planned, designed, acquired, and/or constructed, the issues/opportunities to be addressed, and expected outcomes and deliverables. Additional details will be collected later in the application process.
Is the project included in a NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program plan or a NY Rising Countywide Resiliency Plan?
If the project is included in a NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program plan or a NY Rising Countywide Resiliency Plan, please indicate the planning committee name, project name, and location.
Statement of Need
Explain what makes your project a regional economic priority - for example creates jobs, economic investment, sustainability and community revitalization, government efficiency or consolidation etc.
Is this a Global NY Project?
If this is a Global NY Project, please describe how this project relates to the identified goals of your region’s Global Marketing and Export Strategies as part of the Global NY initiative?
Does your project advance downtown revitalization and strategic community investment?
If Yes, please detail how it will advance downtown revitalization and strategic community investment.
Does your project improve access to child care?
If Yes, please detail how it will improve access to child care.
Does your project incorporate environmental justice practices?
If Yes, please detail how it will incorporate environmental justice practices.
Does your project directly address the needs of people in your region who are living in poverty and who seek resources for inclusion in the economic life of New York State?
How does your project seek to apply CFA funds for the purpose of eliminating barriers to skilled employment by poor people in your region, as identified by the Opportunity Agenda? Please describe any efforts to collaborate at the local or regional level (i.e. public, private, labor, philanthropic sectors).
How does your project build workforce development programs, improve physical infrastructure, and/or establish social services that connect people living in poverty in your region with skilled employment, in correspondence with the economic revitalization priorities, distressed community targets, and the industry growth areas identified in the Opportunity Agenda and Strategic Plan?
Does your project provide opportunities for Veterans’ to participate in the workforce, or improve services to the Veterans’ and military families in New York?
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If Yes, please explain how your project impacts the Veterans’ and military families in New York.
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If Yes, please detail how it will attract and retain residents, visitors and businesses and transform neighborhoods.
Does your project advance downtown revitalization?
Current State of Project Development (i.e. planning, preliminary engineering, final design, etc. You may enter N/A for non-project related applications)
Estimated Project Timeline: including project start/completion dates, estimates for design, permitting and construction or other major steps. (You may enter N/A for non-Project related applications)
Provide a list of all federal, state, and local reviews, approvals, or permits needed or completed, including the dates when they are expected to be completed or were completed. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".
What is the status of State and/or Federal Environmental Review? If review of the project is underway or completed pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), please indicate the lead agency (if applicable).
If National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Record of Decision has been issued, please explain (include date of Record of Decision).
If funding was awarded in prior CFA rounds, what were the CFA numbers for which funding was awarded? (separate multiple CFA numbers with commas)
Please attach a copy of project applicant's application for financial assistance to the authorized issuer and a copy of the inducement resolution/resolution of intent approved by such issuer for this project.
When does the applicant anticipate closing on the tax-exempt private activity bonds for the project?
Will the proposed project result in the creation of construction jobs? If so, estimate the number of construction jobs to be created. (Enter zero if not applicable.)
Will the proposed project directly or indirectly result in the creation of permanent jobs? If so, estimate the number of permanent full-time equivalent jobs that will be created. (Enter zero if not applicable)
Which type of tax exempt private activity bond will the project qualify for under the federal Internal Revenue Code (IRC sections 142, 144 or other relevant section, e.g., multi-family resident rental housing, small issue manufacturing)?
What amount of tax-exempt private activity bond volume cap is being requested?
Total Project Cost
By entering your name in the box below, you certify that you are authorized on behalf of the applicant and its governing body to submit this application. You further certify that all of the information contained in this Application and in all statements, data and supporting documents which have been made or furnished for the purpose of receiving assistance for the project described in this application, are true, correct and complete to the best of your knowledge and belief. You acknowledge that offering a written instrument knowing that the written instrument contains a false statement or false information, with the intent to defraud the State or any political subdivision, public authority or public benefit corporation of the State, with the knowledge or belief that it will be filed with or recorded by the State or any political subdivision, public authority or public benefit corporation of the State, constitutes a crime under New York State Law.
By entering your name in the box below, you certify and agree that you are authorized on behalf of the applicant and its governing body to commit the applicant to comply with the requirements of Article 15-A of the New York State Executive Law: Participation By Minority Group Members and Women With Respect To State Contracts by providing opportunities for Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE)/Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) participation. You further certify that the applicant will maintain such records and take such actions necessary to demonstrate such compliance throughout the completion of the project.
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