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 are meeting Hurricane Sandy-impacted small businesses to include as project sites in their proposals. Final applications are due August 1st.
  • Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their technologies and solutions at a Technology Demo Night in early Fall 2014. More information will be announced soon on the Events page. This event will be open to the public.
  • Winners will be announced in 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.