As Troy emerges as an up and coming city to shop, dine and explore, community members are working together to enhance its vibrancy and attractiveness. Please join us on the Captain JP Cruise Line for our signature kick off fundraising event on Tuesday evening, October 18th at 5:00pm for dinner and dancing. 

Location: Front & State Street, Troy, NY Waterfront
Dinner, Dessert, Cash Bar

Board at 5:00pm, Cruise 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Dinner prepared by Slidin' Dirty & desserts by Butter & Sugar Company, Cash Bar

Tickets: $75
(Limited reduced price tickets are available for Downtown Troy BID Members.)



The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District Foundation requests your support to grow Troy's urban tree canopy with the Raise . Plant . Grow initiative. The initiative will raise funds to plant up to 150 trees in downtown Troy, and will take place in stages as funds become available.

The first step will include clearing dead or dying trees, and removing stumps from existing tree wells. Once these tree wells are cleaned, in the fall and/or spring, new trees may be planted. The Downtown Troy BID beautification staff will mange watering of the trees. 


The cost of new trees is approx. $500 each, which includes their purchase, installation, and maintenance, as well as the removal of stumps and debris from each tree well prior to planting. Make a donation today as funds are raised to ignite the growth of Troy's urban tree canopy!  



Following the raising of funds, clearing the city of dead and/or dying trees and removing stumps from tree wells, is the first stage of the planting process. Once removal of the stumps is complete, the opportunity presents itself to plant new trees during the following planting season. These efforts will occur in stages, allowing for planting of trees throughout the spring and fall months.


The Downtown Troy BID staff includes 1 to 3 individuals, varying by season to maintain beautification initiatives. This includes watering of hanging baskets and flower pots as well as cleaning the streets of debris. Downtown Troy BID beautification staff will manage watering and care of the trees to ensure their healthy growth. 

Corporate and individual donors of $1,000 or more, will be recognized in appreciation on a plaque located near Monument Square following the tree planting.