2021 Awards Announced

Thus far in Round XI of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, over $81 million in ESD Capital Grants are being awarded to the first batch of 97 shovel-ready projects.

Apply for Funding

The application for ESD Grant funds remains open, and applications are being reviewed on an on-going basis until funds are exhausted. Applicants with strong, shovel-ready projects can apply.

Key Documents

These are key documents that our users find most helpful.

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    2021 REDC Guidebook

    Learn more about the eleventh round of REDC awards with up to $750 million to fund regional priority projects.
  • Workers at Regeneron in East Greenbush

    2021 Resources Available Guide

    For Round XI, there are over 30 programs available through nine state agencies.

2021 CFA Program Webinars

Recorded webinars for all of the REDC Round XI programs.
  • $6.9 Billion

    Since 2011, the first year of the initiative, over $6.9 billion has been awarded to more than 8,300 projects.
  • 240 Thousand

    These projects are projected to create and retain more than 240,000 jobs statewide.