Manufacturing Assistance Program



Empire State Development State
The Manufacturing Assistance Program provides monetary grants for manufacturing businesses. Grants are for projects to improve productivity or competitiveness.

Grants are up to $1 million. Businesses must be in New York State, employ 50-1,000 workers, and export at least 30% of their production outside of New York State.

The grant is for a project. The project must include:
  • an investment of at least $1 million;
  • major improvements to production; and
  • retention of 85% of workers for five years.
The project can be for increased or more environmentally friendly production, new equipment, training, or other costs.

For more information, contact:

Empire State Development
Small Business Division
633 Third Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (800) 782-8369

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