Matching Grants Leverage Program

Program Purpose
NYSTAR reviews and coordinates university requests for matching grants and letters of support for the Administration. These grants leverage resources from federal or private sources, including the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, businesses, industry consortiums, foundations, and other organizations.

Eligibility
Higher education and not-for-profit research institutions in New York State are eligible to apply for matching funds or a letter of support.

To be considered for High Technology Matching grants from New York State, all requests must be submitted to NYSTAR at least 30 days prior to submittal to the federal or private funding source. Once submitted, NYSTAR will work with Administration staff to review and make recommendations for matching funds and advance letters of support where appropriate.

Application Process


Contact Information
For more information, contact the NYSTAR staff via NYSTARSupport@esd.ny.gov or call us at (518) 292-5700.