Rural New York Communities Outreach | 2021

Image sourced from Charlie Philion, NYS Homes and Community Renewal,
Office of Community Renewal. Project funded by a Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) in Town of Martinsburg, NY.

You want to deliver the best services to your community, but there is much to navigate – funding & financing choices, project priorities, regulations, and more. Talk with us! Our team at the Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center enhances the managerial and financial capacity of regional and local governments to improve environmental infrastructure, services, and quality of life. Our primary focus is clean and safe water resource management.

Your community may request free advice & technical assistance in the following areas:

  • Planning for and managing pandemic-related stimulus funds
  • Water infrastructure management
  • Water utility workforce planning
  • Resiliency planning

The assistance we provide is free and is supported by the Rural Utilities Service under the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Additional Resources

Browse and download resources created by SU-EFC and our partners!

Planning for and managing pandemic-related stimulus funds:

Water infrastructure management:

Water utility workforce development:

Resiliency planning:

Additional resources related to Asset Management, Rates and Finance, Energy Management, Funding Coordination, Water Loss, and Management are available at the EFCN Resource Library.

Questions? Contact Averi Davis,