GIGP Contacts

Manager of Green Policy, Planning and Infrastructure



In order to be considered for funding,
applicants must complete
a Consolidated Funding Application (CFA).

For application form,
please visit
the Regional Economic Development Council website:

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Round 6 of the Consolidated Funding Application Closes for 2016 Cycle

In 2011, Governor Cuomo launched the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to provide each region with the tools to create and implement their own roadmap for economic prosperity and job creation. This community-based model uses local assets to drive local economic growth and has resulted in unprecedented partnerships and collaboration that are building a reinvigorated economy.

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) closed on Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 4 p.m.


 GIGP-Funded Practices

GIGP funding is provided for the design and construction of the following green infrastructure practices:


To view the printable-PDF version of these green infrastructure practices, click HERE.

In addition, water quality/water quantity monitoring costs may be eligible.  Guidance on monitoring green infrastructure practices can be found HERE.

All CFA applications must be accompanied by the following attachments:

    • Feasibility Study                                          

    • Existing Conditions Plan                      

    • Concept Plan

    • Site Photos

Guidance on these is provided HERE.

Awarded Projects


GIGP grant recipients must provide documentation of the following before entering into a grant agreement:

◾ Legal right to own, operate and maintain the project for the duration of its useful life.

◾ Compliance with the Smart Growth Infrastructure Act of 2010 and EEO and MWBE requirements.

◾ Successful completion of all NYS environmental and historic preservation reviews, i.e., SEQR and SHPO.

◾ A detailed final budget and plan of finance including all third-party funding agreements, inter-municipal agreements, and satisfaction of the minimum 10% local match requirement.

◾ Designation of an Authorized Representative for the project.

◾ EFC Approved Feasibility Study.

Please note that if this is a public work contract covered by Article 8 of the New York State Labor Law, the recipient agrees to comply with the prevailing wage requirements.