Central New York Regional Economic Development Council
The CNY REDC is committed to the vitality and economic development of Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga and Oswego Counties.
Federal Opportunity Zones Program
This federal program encourages private investment in low-income urban and rural communities.Learn more here.
Auburn Wins $10 Million for Downtown Revitalization
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the City of Auburn will receive $10 million in funding as the Central New York winner of the third round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative.
2018 CFA Resource Guide
Considering applying for funding through the CFA Application? Use the 2018 resource guide to see what funding sources available.
Attend the Next CNY REDC Meeting
There are no more public meetings of the CNY REDC this year. Thank you to everyone who attended throughout the year. Check back for details on our 2019 meetings. For continued information follow us on social media.
Central New York Regional Economic Development Council (REDC)
CNY REDC is a key component of Gov. Cuomo's transformative approach to State investment and economic development. We are a public-private partnership made up of local stakeholders, who have helped our region secure over $615 million in state funding.
Central New York Reports
A primary role of the CNY REDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Learn more about Central New York strategies and progress below. Click here to access all of the Central New York progress reports.
Central New York 2018 Progress Report
Central New York REDC 2017 Progress Report
This report outlines the the many accomplishments CNY has acheived through the REDC Initiative. I
Central New York Rising 2015 URI Plan
2015 Central New York Rising URI Plan
2016 Central New York Progress Report
2015 Central New York Progress Report
2014 Central New York Progress Report
2013 Central New York Progress Report
2012 Central New York Progress Report
GENIUS NY Announces Winner of Round II
On April 9, 2018 GENIUS NY, a year-long business accelerator focused on Unmanned Aerial Systems software, hardware, and analytics, awarded investments as part of the program’s second round during an...
Downtown Revitalization Initiative
Governor Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) is transforming downtown neighborhoods into vibrant communities where the next generation of New Yorkers will want to live, work, and raise families.
Round 3 Application is now closed. Check back for updates on this year's winner!
CNY DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Oswego (Oswego County)
CNY DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Cortland (Cortland County)
See meeting notices and read meeting notes for the Central NY REDC
Prior SIAT Presentations
See the annual presentation of the CNY REDC’s progress report.
Past CFA Awards
View past CFA awards Ceremonies for Central New York
More About the Central New York Region
James Fayle, Regional Director