Grants & Economic Incentives in NY: A Practical Primer on Government Money and Benefits for Business

Production Date: October 22, 2015 Practice Areas: Business, Corporate, & Securities Law and Non-Profit Estimated Length: 3089 minutes


$ 59 Business, Corporate, & Securities Law and Non-Profit In Stock

This course will teach attorneys about the fundamentals of how to obtain government grants and other economic incentives, with a focus upon:

  • Grants and incentives fundamentals: how to gain access to valuable programs and how to navigate the system – federal, state, county, and local pools of money and benefits;
  • Typical statutory requirements and rules;
  • Landmines, pitfalls, and issues requiring professional navigation;
  • Case studies of recent, typical client scenarios.

Learning Objectives: Attorneys will learn some of the practical fundamentals on government grants and economic incentives, including:


I.     Grants and incentive program resources and common though often overlooked opportunities to gain access to cash grants, tax grants, energy related benefits, and other awards;

II.    Legal mechanisms to help business clients gain access to such programs;

III.   Typical grants and incentives requirements, including statutory obligations and agency and administrative rules, and typical contractual considerations; 

IV.   Commonplace issues that often pose landmines to grant applicants and grant recipients, and practical tips on how to avoid or overcome such landmines (eg, clawbacks, penalties for non-compliance);

V.    Practical case studies on how grants and incentives provide valuable rewards and how to measure ROI and cost/benefit analysis in scenarios with real life application;

VI.   Contractual, insurance, potential liability, and other considerations;

VII.  Relief from obligations that cannot be met though once committed;

VIII. Compliance with ongoing grants and economic incentives rules and requirements once benefits are awarded.

Brian F.
Brooklyn, NY


Praveen R.
Brooklyn, NY

Thank you, very helpful!

Andrea Kelli H.
White Plains, NY

Thanks for referencing a vast number of grant and economic development resources.