Western New York Regional Economic Development Council

The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) is the strategic economic advisory board for the Western New York region.

Interested in Applying for Funding?

We are now accepting Letters of Interest for REDC Funding.

ESD on the Road

Discuss project ideas for development and prospective funding.

    February 13, 2019

    Chautauqua County
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts
    3rd on 3rd Art Gallery
    108 E. 3rd Street
    Jamestown, NY 14701

    February 20, 2019

    Erie County
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Village of Springville Public Safety Complex
    65 Franklin Street
    Second Floor Court Room
    Springville, NY 14141

    February 27, 2019

    Allegany County
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Allegany County Industrial Development Agency
    Crossroads Center
    6087 Route 19 N, Suite 100
    Belmont, New York 14813

    March 6, 2019

    Niagara County
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Lockport Municipal Building
    Common Council Chambers
    First Floor
    1 Locks Plaza
    Lockport, NY 14094

    March 13, 2019

    Cattaraugus County
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Olean Business Development
    Carney Lecture Hall
    301 N. Union Street
    Olean, NY 14760

    2018 Regional Economic Development Council Awards Booklet

    Western New York REDC Awarded $66 Million for 118 Projects

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      Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC)

      Next Regional Council Meeting

      Thursday, February 7, 2019
      2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
      Conference and Events Center Niagara Falls
      Cataract Room
      101 Old Falls Street
      Niagara Falls, NY 14303

      RSVP HERE

        Federal Opportunity Zones

        Find out more about the Federal Opportunity Zones program here:  LEARN MORE

            Important Documents

            A primary role of the WNYREDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Click View More below to access the full archive of WNYREDC documents.

            • WNY 2018 Progress Report Cover
              Strategic Plans/Reports

              Western New York 2018 Progress Report

            • Strategic Plans/Reports

              2017 Western New York Progress Report

              Learn more about Western New York’s 2017 strategies, priorities and progress.
            • Guidebook/Applications

              Buffalo Billion ll

              A comprehensive plan for Buffalo Billion Phase II.
            • Strategic Plans/Reports

              2016 Western New York Progress Report

            • Strategic Plans/Reports

              2011 WNYREDC Strategic Plan

            • WNY 2018 Progress Report Cover
              Strategic Plans/Reports

              Western New York 2018 Progress Report

              WNY Smart Growth Community Fund

            WNY Smart Growth Community Fund

             
            The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council is embracing growth and downtown redevelopment as core economic goals in its Strategy for Prosperity. Businesses are increasingly locating in...

            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.

            WNY DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Jamestown (Chautauqua County)

            WNY DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Olean (Cattaraugus County)

            WNY DRI Round 3 (2018): City of Lockport (Niagara County)

            Western New York Downtown Revitalization Initiative

            WNYREDC News

            Learn about the economic developments in the Western New York region.

            WNYREDC Public Meetings

            Read meeting notes and see meeting notices for the Western New York REDC.

            Past CFA Awards

            View past CFA awards ceremonies for the Western New York region.

            More About the Western New York Region

            Our Vision

            Our Leadership

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            Amanda Mays , Regional Director