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About Empire State Development

Empire State Development is the umbrella organization for New York’s two principal economic development financing entities: The New York State Urban Development Corporation and the Department of Economic Development. In an effort to increase efficiency and enhance the delivery of initiatives, these two agencies have worked together seamlessly since 1995. Their singular mission is the facilitation of business growth and job creation across New York State.

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Financial information


Public reporting

Guidelines, policies & compliance

Guidelines & forms for IDAs

Required forms for Vendors

MWBE / Non-Discrimination and Contractor & Supplier Diversity Forms:

1. OCSD-1 - MWBE Participation / EEO Policy Statement
2. OCSD-2 - Staffing Plan
3. OCSD-3 - Workforce Utilization Report
   OCSD-3A - Workforce Utilization Report Instructions
4. OSCD - Workforce Utilization Report - EEO SOC Classification Guide
5. OCSD-4 - MWBE Utilization Plan
6. OCSD - Diversity Practices Questionnaire
7. OCSD-5 - MWBE Waiver Request Form
8. OCSD-6 Compliance Report
9.  Empire State Development Utilization Plans and Waivers
10. Department of Economic Development Utilization Plans and Waivers

SDVOB / Non-Discrimination and Contractor & Supplier Diversity Forms:

1. SDVOB Utilization Plan – SDVOB 100   
2. SDVOB Waiver Form – SDVOB 200   
3. SDVOB Monthly Compliance Report – SDVOB 101   
4. SDVOB Monthly Compliance Report Instructions  

DBE / Non-Discrimination and Contractor & Supplier Diversity Forms:

1. OCSD-DBE-1-  Participation Plan
2. OCSD-DBE-2 - Compliance and Payment Report

In addition, Empire State Development offers a number of services for businesses, including loans and grants, tax credits, and other financing and technical assistance. For more information on any of these programs, please visit Business Programs or contact your local ESD Regional Office.