Press Release

Gillibrand Announces Open Application Period For Northern Border Regional Commission State Economic & Infrastructure Development Grants

Mar 30, 2022

Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the application period for the Northern Border Regional Commission’s (NBRC) 2022 State Economic and Infrastructure Development grant round is open until April 22nd. 

The NBRC is a federal-state partnership for economic and community development in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York. Since 2010, the NBRC has granted 66 awards totaling $23,233,933.26 to organizations in New York State. Organizations in the following 28 New York counties are eligible to apply for funding for economic development and infrastructure projects: Cayuga, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Orleans, Oswego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Sullivan, Washington, Warren, Wayne, and Yates.

“The Northern Border Regional Commission has a unique and critical role in revitalizing New York’s rural communities,” said Senator Gillibrand. “I urge municipalities, Indian tribes, and non-profit organizations in the counties covered by the NBRC to consider applying for this important funding.”

More information about the Northern Border Regional Commission can be found here, or by contacting NBRC NYS Program Manager Kyle Wilber by phone at (518) 473-3355, or by email at

The deadline to submit a Letter of Interest is April 22nd at 5PM.