Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Futureworks NYC Growth Initiative

Grants to New York City Early-Stage Businesses
to Develop New Manufacturing Technology

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

LOI Date:


Deadline Date:

11/14/16 5:00 PM


Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $30,000 to New York City early-stage businesses to develop advanced technologies in manufacturing. Questions may be submitted through October 31. The purpose of this program is to support the development of high-potential companies that are working to bring advanced technologies to the market.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166187

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $30,000

Term of Contract:

Project duration is 2 years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Businesses eligible for that program should:

-Be using and/or developing advanced manufacturing technologies* to produce tangible goods.
-Have been incorporated for at least one year.
-Have less than 15 full-time equivalent employees.
-Have generated revenues and / or piloted products.
-Not have received institutional financing**.

*Advanced manufacturing technologies should be understood broadly as activities that (a) depend on the use and coordination of information, automation, computation, software, sensing, and networking, and/or (b) make use of cutting-edge materials and emerging capabilities to manufacture existing and new products emerging from new advanced technologies.

** Institutional financing should be understood as funding received by a professionally managed investment fund (Series A round and above). Financing received through angel investors and / or crowdfunding sources will not be considered institutional financing.

Pre-Application Information:

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 PM on October 31, 2016. Questions regarding the subject matter of this application should be directed to Responses will be posted on the website by 5:00 PM on November 7, 2016.

Eligible companies should download the application form and submit all required documentation by Monday, November 14, 2016, at

Companies selected for the second round will be announced late December. Selected companies will participate in a short phone or in-person interview, and will have to submit additional information

NYCEDC plans to select funding recipients on the basis of factors which include, but are not limited to, the experience and commitment of the founders of the companies, the strength of the business model, the potential to scale, and the founders’ understanding of the industry context and technology.

NYCEDC staff will review the information provided and anticipates awarding funding by mid-January subject to entering into an agreement with NYCEDC.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Grant Coverage Areas:

Companies in New York City may apply.

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City;   New York

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania Families Caring for a Child with Cancer to Offset Treatm...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and

GrantWatch ID#: 125904

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to New York Artists to Support the Creation of New Artwork and Encourage Connections ...

Deadline 11/19/21 Conference Date: 09/21/21 LOI Date: 10/01/21

Grants of up to $2,500 to New York artists in eligible counties to support the creation of new artwork and encourage the engagement of artists with the local community. The purpose of the program is to enhance the technical skills and professional development of local a

GrantWatch ID#: 129470

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to New York Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Eligible Communities

Deadline 10/31/21

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations for projects and programs that benefit residents in eligible communities. Proposals benefitting underserved populations are encouraged. Preference will be given to applications that leverage grant funding to achieve maximum ben

GrantWatch ID#: 130307

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Benefit Families, Ch...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, and agencies for initiatives to benefit families, children, and communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include equitable communi

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations and Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits that Focus on Arts, Education, and Literacy

Deadline Ongoing

Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organizations

GrantWatch ID#: 134869