Finalists announced!

  • After reviewing over 100 Stage 1 applications, 37 applicants have been invited to submit more detailed technical and financial information for their proposed projects.
  • For their final application, finalists partnered with Hurricane Sandy-impacted small businesses to include as project sites in their proposals.
  • Finalists will showcase their technologies and solutions at a Technology Demo Night on October 7, 2014. This event is open to the public, and you may register for your tickets here. For more information please visit the Events page.
  • Winners will be announced in late 2014!



RISE : NYC is funded by the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program administered through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Award funds are contingent on NYCEDC receiving funding from HUD as a subrecipient.