NJEDA Accepting Public Feedback on NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund

Established under the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 (ERA), the NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund will utilize public and private funds to invest in New Jersey-based companies. The Fund is designed to both address New Jersey’s shortfalls in venture capital funding and create the ecosystem conditions necessary for entrepreneurs to succeed.

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NJEDA Releases Draft List of NJ Food Desert Communities for Public Feedback

Over the next several years, up to $240 million in funding through the Food Desert Relief Act, part of the Economic Recovery Act (ERA) signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy in January 2021, will be available to the designated communities.

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RFI SEEKING INPUT ON GREEN FUND PROGRAM

The NJEDA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking answers to questions about the financing challenges faced by local energy efficiency contractors. The NJEDA plans to launch the New Jersey Green Fund (Green Fund) in the coming months, part of the Murphy Administration’s comprehensive approach to accelerating the growth of an equitable clean energy economy in the Garden State.

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NJEDA now accepting applications for The NJ Arts and Innovation Festival Challenge Grant

The competitive grant will provide $2 million to a for-profit or nonprofit entity to support the organization and execution of an arts and innovation festival in 2022. 

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NJEDA now accepting applications for the Emerge Program

The Emerge Program encourages economic development in Governor Murphy’s priority sectors by providing tax credits for new jobs and large retention jobs.

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New Jersey Economic Recovery Act

Governor Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 (ERA) into law on January 7, 2021. The following page can be used to provide general pre-regulation input on programs & topics related to the ERA.

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Covid-19 Assistance Activity reports

The following page provides lists of businesses approved under both phases of the grant program, as well as the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program

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Financing and incentives

Learn more about the NJEDA’s financing and incentives programs to assist New Jersey businesses.

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Strategic Industry Support

NJEDA is committed to nurturing the development of new technologies and ensuring that the State continues to be a leader in innovation.

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News & Updates

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January 11th, 2022

CSIT Awards $1,075,000 Through Third Round of NJ SBIR/STTR Direct Financial Assistance Program

TRENTON, N.J.  – The New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) announced today that 37 early-stage companies have been awarded a total of $1,075,000 in funding as part of Round 3 of…

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January 10th, 2022

CSIT Announces $1.5 Million Round 2 of its Clean Tech Seed Grant Pilot Program

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January 5th, 2022

NOTICE OF CSIT BOARD MEETING – 1/7/2022

A meeting of the Commission of Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) Board has been scheduled for Friday, January 7, 2022 at 10:00 am

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January 5th, 2022

Improved NJEDA Processes Result in $350 Million Savings for NJ Taxpayers

TRENTON, N.J. (January 5, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced today that it has cut awards approved under the Grow New Jersey (Grow NJ) Program by $350 million…

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January 4th, 2022

NJEDA to Hold Listening Sessions on the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJEDA announced today it will hold two listening sessions later this week to solicit feedback on the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), which is currently under development.
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January 4th, 2022

NJEDA Releases Draft List of NJ Food Desert Communities for Public Input

Trenton, N.J. (January 4, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today released a draft list of New Jersey’s 50 designated Food Desert Communities for public feedback. Over the next several years, up to $240 million…

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January 3rd, 2022

NJEDA Issues RFI Seeking Input on Green Fund Program to Help Energy Efficiency Contractors Bridge Financing Gaps

TRENTON, N.J. (January 3, 2021) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced that it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking answers to questions about the financing challenges faced…

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December 27th, 2021

NJEDA Opens Application for $2 Million Arts and Innovation Festival Challenge Grant

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJEDA began accepting applications today for the NJ Arts and Innovation Festival Challenge Grant. This competitive grant will provide…

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December 21st, 2021

Capital City Redevelopment Corporation Adopts New Renaissance Plan

The Capital City Redevelopment Corporation (CCRC) today adopted a new Renaissance Plan that is intended to fuel economic development within Trenton’s Capital District. The Renaissance Plan was originally adopted…

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December 20th, 2021

NJEDA/GCIT Agreement Will Expand Job Training Program to Prepare Students for Careers in Offshore Wind Component Manufacturing

Trenton, N.J. (December 20, 2021) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the Gloucester County Institute of Technology (GCIT) today announced plans to enter a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the expansion of the GCIT’s welding and painting programs. Through…

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December 17th, 2021

Notice of CCRC Board Meeting

Please be advised that a Capital City Redevelopment Corporation Board Meeting is scheduled for 11:00 am, Tuesday, December 21, 2021.  The Members will convene via conference call only.
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December 13th, 2021

NJEDA Issues RFP for 26-Acre North Brunswick Parcel

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJEDA today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for offers to buy an NJEDA-owned, 26-acre property located on Route 1 in North Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. The RFP can be found here.

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December 9th, 2021

NJEDA Releases Historic Property Reinvestment Program Rules for Public Feedback

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today released for public feedback a draft rule proposal for the Historic Property Reinvestment Program, as established under the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 (ERA).

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December 9th, 2021

NJEDA Supports Residential Redevelopment of Historic Paterson Property

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJEDA today announced the approval of support for the purchase and renovation of Hamilton Square, a 68-unit mill-style, two building apartment community located in the Great Falls Historic District of Paterson.

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December 8th, 2021

NJEDA Board Announces First Government Restricted Municipality (GRM) Planning Grants Awards

TRENTON, N.J.  – The NJEDA announced today the first awards under the Government Restricted Municipality (GRM) Planning Grants Program. The cities of Atlantic City, Paterson and Trenton, which are the only entities identified as GRM…

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December 6th, 2021

Notice of NJEDA Board Meeting – 12/8/2021

Please be advised that a telephonic meeting of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority is scheduled for 10:00 AM, Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

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December 6th, 2021

NJEDA Board Approves Creation of Brownfields Impact Fund to Support Cleanup of Brownfield Sites Throughout the State

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJEDA today announced that the new Brownfields Impact Fund will launch later this winter.  The program will provide grant funding and low-interest loans to public sector and non-profit organizations…

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December 3rd, 2021

Applications Now Open for NJEDA Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program  

Trenton, N.J. – The NJEDA today announced that applications are open for the Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program as updated by the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act (ERA) and P.L. 2021, c. 160.

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December 1st, 2021

NJEDA Opens NJ ZIP Pilot Applications to Greater Shore Area

TRENTON, N.J. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority today opened applications for its popular New Jersey Zero Emission Incentive Program (NJ ZIP) pilot to businesses and organizations in the Greater Shore Area

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November 23rd, 2021

Notice Of Meeting Cancellation

Please be advised that the Board Meeting of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority scheduled for Wednesday, January 12, 2022 is hereby cancelled.

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November 23rd, 2021

Shopping Local Remains Vital During Holiday Season as New Jersey Small Businesses Continue to Recover from COVID-19 Impact

TRENTON, N.J. – Holiday shopping presents many opportunities to show your support for locally-owned businesses in New Jersey. With close to one million small businesses that call the Garden State their home…
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November 23rd, 2021

CSIT to Launch New Catalyst Seed R&D Grant Program Dec. 6

TRENTON, N.J. (November 23, 2021) – The New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) today announced the creation of a $1.5 million Catalyst Seed Research and Development (R&D) Grant Program to help…

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November 17th, 2021

NJEDA Releases Amended Emerge Program Rules for Public Feedback

TRENTON, N.J. (November 17, 2021) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today released for public feedback updated rules for the Emerge Program as amended by P.L. 2021, c. 160.

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November 16th, 2021

NOTICE OF CSIT BOARD MEETING – 11/19/2021

A meeting of the Commission of Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) Board has been scheduled for Friday, November 19, 2021 at 10:00 am.
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January 13, 2022

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The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has released a draft list of New Jersey’s designated food desert communities for public feedback. Funding passed under the Food Desert Relief Act, part of the Economic Recovery Act signed into law by …
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