Local Government Efficiency Grant Program

This program provides technical assistance and competitive grants to local governments for the development of projects that will achieve savings and improve municipal efficiency through shared services, cooperative agreements, mergers, consolidations, and dissolutions.

Eligible Recipients:
Municipalities, including BOCES, water & wastewater districts.

Eligible Projects:

  • Government reorganization
  • General government projects
  • Sanitation projects
  • Utility projects
  • Transportation projects
  • Public Safety projects
  • Education projects
  • Water projects

Funding Source:
NYS Department of State

Funding Amount:
Two Options:

  1. Project Implementation: Funding up to $1,000,000 with 10% match
  2. Project Planning: Funding up to $50,000 with 50% match


Kyle Wilber
NYS Department of State
Local Government Services
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12231

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