Resources

**Please note these are EXTERNAL resources**

Grants/Prizes

Small Business Champion Award

Ready. Set. Go win $10,000 to support your business and community. Enter the Small Business Champion Awards for the opportunity to win one of 30 prizes of $10,000 each. This year, Citizens is awarding prizes across four small businesses categories: Women-Owned, Minority-Owned, Veteran-Owned, General. You give so much to your business – and to our…

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CLEAN HEATING FOR TALL BUILDINGS

$10M Empire Technology Prize (Due Mar. 24) CLEAN HEATING FOR TALL BUILDINGS – The Clean Fight and RMI have opened up applications for the $10M Empire Technology Prize, supported by NYSERDA and Wells Fargo. The Prize is focused on developing and demonstrating innovative solutions that make it easier for building owners across the economic spectrum…

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Education

Silver Corps

Silver Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded initiative through the NYC Department for the Aging. The program mission is to connect adults 55+ to volunteer assignments at a partner organization, while they simultaneously engage in training, and/or credentialing with the end goal of obtaining sustainable employment. Our participants offer their time, skills, and experience to community organizations…

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BRIC Media Share

Media Share is BRIC’s NY Emmy-winning media education & production grant program. Since 2013, this in-kind grant has helped 80+ non-profit organizations create and use media to inform the public about their work in the community. During a 6-8 month in-kind grant cycle, organizations designate 1-2 staff members to take BRIC media classes and collaborate with…

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Offshore Wind Training New York

This website, supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), will introduce you to career pathways and training opportunities in the growing offshore wind industry to help jumpstart or further your career. https://www.offshorewindtraining.ny.gov/

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Climate Justice Fellowship

New York State is committed to promoting environmental and climate justice and ensuring an equitable clean energy transition for all communities, especially those disproportionately burdened by environmental health hazards. A key element of climate justice is ensuring the green jobs needed to get us there are available to all New Yorkers. Learn more about the…

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Internships

Climate Justice Fellowship

New York State is committed to promoting environmental and climate justice and ensuring an equitable clean energy transition for all communities, especially those disproportionately burdened by environmental health hazards. A key element of climate justice is ensuring the green jobs needed to get us there are available to all New Yorkers. Learn more about the…

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Futures and Options Internship Program

Futures and Options connects employers with engaged high school juniors and seniors toprovide students with meaningful, career‐building work experience while enabling them tomake valuable contributions to your business or organization. What Employers GainInvestment in NYC’s next generation of employees and a pipeline of new talentContributing team members whose wages are coveredOpportunities for staff to gain…

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Programs

OWIH Accelerator Program

The goal of the OWIH Accelerator is to support the growing offshore wind industry in New York, by bringing the most promising and impactful innovations to scale. To achieve this the program provides the selected cohort companies with bespoke support from all program partners to further technology development and commercialization goals. 

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Small Business Champion Award

Ready. Set. Go win $10,000 to support your business and community. Enter the Small Business Champion Awards for the opportunity to win one of 30 prizes of $10,000 each. This year, Citizens is awarding prizes across four small businesses categories: Women-Owned, Minority-Owned, Veteran-Owned, General. You give so much to your business – and to our…

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Venture For Climate Tech

Venture For ClimateTech announced that it has opened applications for companies or entrepreneurs to be considered for its fourth cohort. If you’re looking to jump start your business, or know of a team that could benefit from our studio + accelerator program, now is the time to consider applying. Venture For ClimateTech provides cohort teams with…

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Strategic Energy Management Program

Strategic Energy Management participants get no-cost, hands-on help from NYSERDA to turn low- and no-cost energy savings opportunities into cash flow and defined plans for further savings. Lower your energy costs and carbon footprint byup to 15% through low- and no-cost improvementsA professional energy coach will guide you through the developmentand implementation of a Strategic…

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Silver Corps

Silver Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded initiative through the NYC Department for the Aging. The program mission is to connect adults 55+ to volunteer assignments at a partner organization, while they simultaneously engage in training, and/or credentialing with the end goal of obtaining sustainable employment. Our participants offer their time, skills, and experience to community organizations…

Read More

BRIC Media Share

Media Share is BRIC’s NY Emmy-winning media education & production grant program. Since 2013, this in-kind grant has helped 80+ non-profit organizations create and use media to inform the public about their work in the community. During a 6-8 month in-kind grant cycle, organizations designate 1-2 staff members to take BRIC media classes and collaborate with…

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The American Dream Works

Earlier this month, the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) launched The American Dream Works website to connect business owners that are hiring with work-authorized migrants and asylum seekers looking for jobs. Regardless of hiring needs, SBS Recruitment Specialists can help businesses through the hiring process for free, in the following ways: Please reach…

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Sustainable Energy Resources/Contacts

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Yard Labs

Yard Labs gives companies the opportunity to beta test frontier technology products by activating the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s 300-acre city within a city. Pilots have access to select infrastructure & space, offering a unique controlled urban environment to test new and existing technologies, collect data, and prepare for market launch. are open every 3 months…

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JCI – Junior Chamber International

HISTORYFounded more than 100 years ago, JCI is the premierorganization for youth leadership and skills enhancement. PURPOSEYoung people are talented, dedicated and searching for opportunitiesto make a difference in the world. Here’s how we help. https://jvc.jci.cc/#/home

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Opportunities

OWIH Accelerator Program

The goal of the OWIH Accelerator is to support the growing offshore wind industry in New York, by bringing the most promising and impactful innovations to scale. To achieve this the program provides the selected cohort companies with bespoke support from all program partners to further technology development and commercialization goals. 

Read More

Small Business Champion Award

Ready. Set. Go win $10,000 to support your business and community. Enter the Small Business Champion Awards for the opportunity to win one of 30 prizes of $10,000 each. This year, Citizens is awarding prizes across four small businesses categories: Women-Owned, Minority-Owned, Veteran-Owned, General. You give so much to your business – and to our…

Read More

Venture For Climate Tech

Venture For ClimateTech announced that it has opened applications for companies or entrepreneurs to be considered for its fourth cohort. If you’re looking to jump start your business, or know of a team that could benefit from our studio + accelerator program, now is the time to consider applying. Venture For ClimateTech provides cohort teams with…

Read More

CLEAN HEATING FOR TALL BUILDINGS

$10M Empire Technology Prize (Due Mar. 24) CLEAN HEATING FOR TALL BUILDINGS – The Clean Fight and RMI have opened up applications for the $10M Empire Technology Prize, supported by NYSERDA and Wells Fargo. The Prize is focused on developing and demonstrating innovative solutions that make it easier for building owners across the economic spectrum…

Read More

BRIC Media Share

Media Share is BRIC’s NY Emmy-winning media education & production grant program. Since 2013, this in-kind grant has helped 80+ non-profit organizations create and use media to inform the public about their work in the community. During a 6-8 month in-kind grant cycle, organizations designate 1-2 staff members to take BRIC media classes and collaborate with…

Read More

The American Dream Works

Earlier this month, the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) launched The American Dream Works website to connect business owners that are hiring with work-authorized migrants and asylum seekers looking for jobs. Regardless of hiring needs, SBS Recruitment Specialists can help businesses through the hiring process for free, in the following ways: Please reach…

Read More

Yard Labs

Yard Labs gives companies the opportunity to beta test frontier technology products by activating the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s 300-acre city within a city. Pilots have access to select infrastructure & space, offering a unique controlled urban environment to test new and existing technologies, collect data, and prepare for market launch. are open every 3 months…

Read More