New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) Due July 28th

  • May 24, 2017

Round 7 of the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) is now open for projects seeking support from up to $800 million of available funding via dozens of State agency programs. The CFA is the entry point for access to economic development funding in NYS.

Due Date: Applications for the New York State Consolidated Funding Application  accepted until July 28th at 4:00 pm.

Upcoming CFA Workshops

1:00PM – 3:30PM
Rochester, Monroe Community College

3:00PM – 5:30PM
Geneva, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Register for the New York State Consolidated Funding Application CFA Workshops Here


The Finger Lakes Region’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan consists of three industry clusters or pillars, that will act as the core drivers of job and output growth:

  • Optics, Photonics, and Imaging;
  • Agriculture and Food Production; and
  • Next Generation Manufacturing and Technology

For more information, visit:

or download the guidebook here
E.B. Howard Consulting can provide assistance through the CFA Application process for funding from the Finger Lakes Economic Development Council.

We work with high-growth startups and organizations that support the startup and innovation ecosystem. We build highly specific non-dilutive funding menus, provide proposal preparation services, and measure outcomes of funding through evaluation. Schedule a consult call with us HERE.