The Business FIRST Grant Program is currently accepting applications for a Pilot Downtown Improvement Grant Program that will help four municipalities reimagine and revitalize their downtown economic engine through a program consisting of professional consulting and up to $250,000 in implementation support. Each grantee will receive strategic one-on-one support to help grow consumer foot-traffic, retain existing businesses, recruit targeted-new businesses, provide training, and explore innovative new ways to strengthen and market their community through comprehensive analysis and a detailed action plan.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2023. 


Are you eager to create a home-based stream of income? Are you exploring the idea of becoming an entrepreneur? Are you considering various business ideas or exploring a nonprofit venture? Do you have a concept that you are ready to launch? Launch1000 can help you to write the next chapter on how, and where, you work.

Launch1000 is an innovative, self-paced program designed to help you apply your creativity and problem-solving skills to turn your ideas into a viable venture. Only 1000 Westchester residents will have this opportunity.

So, we’re asking you: Are you ready to launch?

Element 46

The Element 46 Tech Accelerator Powered by Cela offers a cutting-edge, structured program on how to scale your startup. The program accepts 10-15 of the very best entrepreneurs in Westchester County into the Accelerator twice per year. Apply today to be one of them.

Westchester County Biosciences Accelerator

Westchester County Biosciences Accelerator is a competitive entry, 6-month long program designed to provide entrepreneurship education and regional networking to seed-stage ventures to build their teams and secure funds. Innovators with therapeutics, diagnostics, devices, research tools, digital health and materials technology breakthroughs are invited to apply. You do not need to have formed a company to apply. For more information and to apply for the next cohort, click here:

Thank you to our corporate supporters:
Atostek, Boehringer Ingelheim, C3 Medical Device Consulting LLC, Pfizer, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Kaneka, Moses & Singer LLP / MS Strategic Solutions, Wilson Sonsini

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