The Center for Economic Growth receives funding from Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation, which works to facilitate the integration of innovation and technology throughout New York’s economic development efforts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), National Grid, and more.

As the designated Regional Technology Development Center for New York State’s Capital Region and one of nearly 350 MEP locations across the country, CEG is charged with assisting local manufacturing and technology companies with generating new sales, creating stronger operational infrastructure, and overcoming barriers to growth.

We offer our special thanks to these strategic partners of CEG that provide significant funding and support to our organization:



In addition to our strategic partners, the following individuals and agencies assist CEG in securing project-specific funding:

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Congressman Paul Tonko

U.S. Congressman Chris Gibson

Chief Executives Networking for Manufacturing

New York State Department of Labor

Workforce Investment Boards

Funding Partners