Funding for New Jersey-based manufacturers for equipment upgrades, installation & more
New Jersey’s Manufacturing Voucher Program (“NJ MVP”)
This program makes grants available to New Jersey-based manufacturers for equipment upgrades, and to integrate advanced technologies and innovations that increase productivity, efficiency and profitability. NJ MVP funding will be capped at $250,000 to reimburse qualified manufacturers for up to 50% of eligible equipment costs.
Certified woman-, minority-, and veteran-owned businesses (WMVB), and those located in designated Opportunity Zones will be eligible for stackable bonuses. Applicants that have an existing collective bargaining agreement, purchase equipment manufactured and/or assembled in New Jersey, and small businesses with less than 100 full-time equivalent employees will receive additional benefits including higher-percentage grant awards.
To qualify for MVP, companies must:
- operate in New Jersey, and the equipment to be purchased must be installed and used in the manufacturing process at a New Jersey facility;
- be a manufacturer in a New Jersey Economic Development Agency (NJEDA) “Targeted Industry” such as information technology, advanced manufacturing, transportation, logistics and clean energy;
- be in good standing with the New Jersey Division of Taxation and the Department of Labor;
- propose projects with at least $25,000 in equipment and installation expenses;
- limit funding requests to project expenses that are not associated with a signed purchase agreement or supplier contract, an issued purchase order or a deposit that was paid before submitting the NJ MVP application, and
- operate out of a storefront or defined commercial space.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and remain open until all funds are committed.
Award Size & Distribution
- Grant awards will be 30% – 50% of eligible project cost, with a minimum award of of $7,500 and maximum award amount capped at $250,000 per applicant.
- Companies may submit multiple project applications, so long as the aggregate amount awarded to any one company doesn’t exceed $250,000 over the life of the program and total aggregated project cost is at least $25,000.
- The company will be allowed 12 months for the delivery and installation of the equipment with two 6-month extensions before the funds are disbursed.
- One single award disbursement will be issued with proof of equipment delivery and installation is provided.
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