Saratoga Trails Forum & Housing Diversity Webinar

There are two exciting events coming up to keep on your radars:   Saratoga Trails + Finance Forum This event is a unique opportunity for community members, businesses and organizations who are interested in land conservation, trails, green infrastructure and our region’s economy. The free public forum and workshop will discuss implementation of the Southern […]

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Call for Applications: 2020 Culture of Health Prize

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is now accepting applications for the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. The Culture of Health Prize is an annual award that recognizes communities working together to advance health, opportunity, and equity for all. Communities can submit for a chance to share their accomplishments with the nation, and up […]

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Future Leaders in Planning Update

Future Leaders in Planning Update   The Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) program continued Wednesday with a trip to Troy. The students first visited the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, and then received a tour of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, a makerspace in Troy that provides individuals in the Capital Region with the […]

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Future Leaders in Planning Program

Future Leaders in Planning Program   Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is a pilot program created by CDRPC to introduce high school students to opportunities and challenges in Planning launched on Monday to great success in collaboration with the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries program. Students from the Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College […]

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Building Permit 2018 Update

Regional Housing Market shows slight decline through building permits; demand for multi-family units declines   Utilizing 2018 Census Building Permits data, CDRPC notes a continued slight decline in housing starts for the Capital Region. Utilizing last year’s analysis and the current 2018 data, we can see a slight decline in overall building permit issuance and […]

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NY Community Greenworks RFA

The Department of State (DOS) has issued a Request for Applications (RFA) under the NY Community Greenworks initiative for not-for-profit community-based organizations engaged in community redevelopment, workforce development, and/or community revitalization. The RFA is available at the DOS website and the State Contract Reporter.  NY Community Greenworks will train several community organizations in effective community […]

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DEC Announces $400,000 in Grant Funding Available for Hudson River Estuary Communities

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that $400,000 in new competitive grant funding is now available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary design and improve recreational access and enhance education for people of all ages and abilities. “This funding supports Governor Cuomo’s important investments to create […]

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Census 101 – What It Is and Why It Matters

Census 101 – What It Is and Why It Matters Aside from the citizenship question that has been in the headlines of late, many wonder what information the Census collects, and to what purpose?  What exactly is the Census, and does the response rate really matter? With the 2020 Decennial Census fast approaching, it is […]

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Rural Development Opportunities

Two upcoming opportunities are available for rural development: USDA Seeks Applications to Spur Economic Development in Rural Communities The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is accepting applications for grants to support economic development in rural communities. The grants are being made available through USDA’s Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Program in order to […]

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