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Consolidated Funding Applications Due Friday, July 29th at 4PM

The Department of State’s Office of Planning, Development, and Community Infrastructure and Division of Local Government Services is pleased to announce the application period is open for the following programs. Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Smart Growth Community Planning and Zoning

Launch of Round XII Regional Economic Development Council Initiative

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ROUND XII REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL INITIATIVE   Regional Councils will Identify Employers’ Workforce Needs and Recommend Priority Projects that Drive Each Region’s Economic Strategic Goals  New York State Consolidated Funding Application Now Open  Guidebook for REDC Members on This

5 Greene County Projects Receive over $5.7 million in Round XI of the NYS REDC Initiative

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that an additional $196 million has been awarded to support 488 projects across multiple New York State from state agency programs that participated in Round XI of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative. This year,

NYS Empire State Development Grant Funding Awards Announced for Three Greene County Businesses

Three revitalization and renovation projects (two in the town of Catskill, and one in the town of Windham) have been awarded a total of $1.86 Million in New York State ESD grants as part of the 11th round of Regional

Columbia-Greene Career Jam Offers Potential Job Opportunities for 10th-12th Graders

After the success of the initial Columbia-Greene Career Jam, there was increasing demand for Greene & Columbia County 10th-12th graders to have access to the same support and potential job opportunities. Now, thanks to the efforts of both counties’ workforce

Greene County and Columbia-Greene Workforce NY to Host Hospitality Virtual Job Fair May 19-26

Greene County and Columbia-Greene Workforce NY is hosting a virtual job fair for hospitality businesses from Wednesday, May 19 to Wednesday, May 26. The virtual job fair is another tool that the County and Columbia-Greene Workforce NY is using to

Columbia-Greene Launches Career Jam™ to Highlight to Area Students Local Career Possibilities

Over 25 area businesses, trade unions, public agencies & nonprofits showcase skills related to area jobs to inspire over 1,200 local students Hudson & Catskill, NY – The area’s inaugural Career Jam™, presented with Junior Achievement’s JA Inspire™ program, and

New Resource to Help Businesses Comply with NYS COVID Requirements

Greene County Creates New Resource to Help Businesses Comply with NYS COVID Requirements As more and more New Yorkers are vaccinated and eager to gather, travel, and attend events & performances, NYS continues to issue specialized requirements for businesses to

Sign Up for Career Jam 2021 – Show Future Workers Exciting Opportunities!

The 2021 Virtual Career Jam event is coming up fast! Running from April 14th – May 27th, hundreds of young adults, the future workers of Columbia and Greene counties, will have the chance to learn about participating local businesses. They’ll

NYS Budget Virtual Presentation Thursday, February 18th at 10am

Please join New York State Commissioner of the Office of Children and Family Services, Sheila Poole, for a virtual presentation on New York State’s FY 2022 State Budget. The budget builds on the bold vision to reimagine, rebuild & renew New York


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