Winning projects announced!

  • Following months of community engagement, project design and careful evaluation, the winners of RISE : NYC have been announced!
  • The 11 winning projects represent a diverse group of innovative technologies and solutions that will help improve the resiliency of local small business’s energy systems, telecommunication networks and buildings.
  • Special thanks to our esteemed Advisors , whose knowledge, input, and advice ensured that the most promising and impactful projects were selected, helping find scalable and replicable solutions to small businesses’ resiliency challenges.



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.


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