Empire State Development Fund®’s region includes:
State of New York (The Empire State):
New York City:
Counties: The Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Richmond (Staten Island), and Queens.
Counties: Nassau, and Suffolk.
Mid- and Lower Hudson Valley:
Counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, and Westchester.
State of New Jersey (The Garden State):
Counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union.
Including the cities of: Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Trenton, Edison, and their vicinities.
State of Connecticut (The Constitution State):
Counties: Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven.
Including the cities of: Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, and their vicinities.
State of Pennsylvania (The Keystone State):