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Western New York

Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC)
Next Regional Council Meeting

Monday, August 15th 2016
2:00PM – 5:00PM
Darwin Martin House
The Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion
125 Jewett Pkwy
Buffalo, NY 14214

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Upcoming CFA Workshops

CFA Workshop Schedule
5/16/2016
1:30PM - 4:00PM
Buffalo, Buffalo State College
6/1/2016
1:30PM - 4:00PM
Olean, Jamestown Community College

Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Applications due by Friday, June 3, 2016.

Information Session & Live Webcast

  • Buffalo
    May 16, 2016
    10:30AM-12:00PM
    SUNY Buffalo


Consolidated Funding Application
Public Information Sessions

Can't make it to one of the CFA workshops in Buffalo or Olean? The following information sessions will provide another opportunity to learn more about the available funding programs, selection criteria, and how to access the 2016 Regional Council opportunities using the online application system.
  • Tuesday, May 24
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Alfred State College
    Wellsville Campus
    Culinary Arts
    2530 River Road
    Wellsville, NY 14895

  • Wednesday, June 15
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Kenan Center
    Taylor Theater Building
    433 Locust Street
    Lockport, NY 14094

  • Monday, June 20
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Conference Center Niagara Falls
    Cascades Ballroom
    101 Old Falls Street
    Niagara Falls, NY 14303



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If you have any questions about MWBE Opportunities and Certification, please contact:

Geraldine Ford
Manager
Office of Contractor & Supplier Diversity
716-846-8205 | Geraldine.Ford@esd.ny.gov

WNY CFA PROJECTS WITH MWBE GOALS →

MORE INFORMATION ON MWBE OPPORTUNITIES AND CERTIFICATION →


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Programs & Opportunities

Assistance available for small & mid-sized manufacturing companies. Click to learn more

Craft Beverage Grant Programs

Promotional Funds to Further Raise the Profile of New York's Beverage Producers. Click to learn more

Grants Gateway for Not-For-Profits

All not-for-profits must be prequalified through Grants Gateway to receive State funds. Click to learn more

NY Prize Community Grid Competition

NYSERDA & the Governor's Office of Storm Recovery have up to $40 Million available towards the development of community microgrids. Click to learn more.

START-UP NY offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State. Click to learn more


Expandables
  • Smart Growth Initiatives in Western New York

    • Buffalo Green Code: City of Buffalo Land Use Plan to guide physical development over the next 20 years, and a new Zoning Ordinance designed to promote investment by simplifying the development process.


    • Metropolitan Transportation Plan: Buffalo Niagara 2050: The regions next Metropolitan Transportation Plan guided by the Greater Buffalo-Niagara Transportation Council


    • NYSERDA Cleaner Greener Communities Program: Regional Sustainability Plan sponsored by NYSERDA


    • One Region Forward: Strategy to create & implement a federally recognized Regional Plan for Sustainable Development within Erie & Niagara Counties


    • PUSH Blue: Intensive effort to combat combined sewer overflow through the completion of 25 green infrastructure projects in the PUSH Green Development Zone over the next two years, to include rain gardens, green roofs, bios wails and catchment systems.


    • UB 2020: Far-reaching plan for the University at Buffalo to continue to grow as a world-class public research university

  • Workforce Development Initiatives in Western New York

    • Dream It, Do It Western New York: Connects manufacturers with skilled and trained laborers, links students to educational resources, and hosts presentations/events geared toward students exploring careers in technology and manufacturing.


    • Say Yes to Education, Inc.: National non-profit committed to increasing high school and college graduation rates for inner-city youth by providing support to at-risk children and their families.

  • Tourism Initiatives in Western New York

    • Path through History: New York State heritage tourism program designed to guide travelers to unique historic & cultural sites. Read the Strategy for Heritage Tourism in Western New York Vision Plan here


  • Believe your organization should be represented here? Submit your request to the WNY Regional Council by emailing: nys-wny-redc@esd.ny.gov

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