Our mission is to provide low-cost capital and expert technical assistance for environmental projects in New York State. Our purpose is to help public and private entities comply with federal and State environmental protection and quality requirements in a cost effective manner that advances sustainable growth. We promote innovative environmental technologies and practices in all of our programs.
The Environmental Facilities Corporation has provided $18 billion in low-cost financing and grants to more than 2,000 water and sewer infrastructure projects spanning New York State.
As a public benefit corporation, EFC's environmental initiatives extend financial and technical assistance to municipalities, non-profits and small businesses, ensuring they meet water and air quality regulations. The Corporation's programs also serve to build lasting relationships with communities, promote innovative infrastructure solutions and allow staff to pinpoint the State’s future water infrastructure needs.
The Corporation has also launched the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Sustainability Initiative - a new strategic planning effort that will enhance EFC’s ability to use the Clean Water SRF and Drinking Water SRF to promote smart growth, reduce energy use and improve asset management. To learn more, click here.
EFC promotes water efficiency to our client communities to help reduce the costs of water and wastewater infrastructure and is a partner with US EPA's WaterSense Program.