Assistance for Flood Damaged small businesses, non-profits, and farms

In December, the State Legislature held a special session to provide assistance for those impacted by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. $21 million has been targeted for:

  • small businesses;
  • not-for-profit organizations;
  • farms or owners or multiple dwellings that sustained direct physical flood-related damage as a result of Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.
  • That $21 million in funding is available in the form of grants for storm-related repairs and restoration, and for other storm-related costs, which either have nor, or will not, be compensated by any other federal, state or local recovery program or any third-party payers such as insurance.

    The maximum grant is $20,000. All applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2012.

    Applications for Program Assistance may be completed online; however,an original signed application must be printed and mailed to:

    Empire State Development

    Attn: Hurricane Irene-Tropical Storm Lee Business Flood Recovery Program

    30 South Pearl Street

    Albany, NY 12245

    To access the grant application, and for more information, CLICK HERE

    I will continue to work in support of more flood relief for communities across our Senate District. If there is anything I can do to assist you in the future, please do not hesitate to contact my office.



    State Senator

    Albany Address:

    509 Legislative Office Building
    Albany, New York 12247

    District Address:

    201 Dolson Avenue, Suite F
    Middletown, New York 10940

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