Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council

 

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC) is the strategic economic advisory board for the greater Rochester, New York region that includes the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Orleans, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates.

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How to Apply for Funding?

The main way to seek NYS funding is the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) portal, which is used for dozens of agency offerings. Some programs are open year-round, but most programs are open during the annual "round" that typically runs from May-July.

Upcoming Public Event - FLREDC Public Meeting

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FLREDC Public Meeting
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location TBD

Strategic Plans & Reports

A primary role of the FLREDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide public updates.
Click here to access all of the FLREDC strategic plans and progress reports.

  • 2022 Finger Lakes Progress Report Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2022 Finger Lakes Annual Report

    Learn more about Finger Lakes 2022 strategies, priorities and progress.
  • Finger Lakes 2021 Annual Report Book Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2021 Finger Lakes Annual Report

    Learn more about Finger Lakes 2021 strategies, priorities and progress.
  • 2020 FLREDC Recovery Strategy Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2020 Finger Lakes Recovery Strategy

    FLREDC COVID-19 pandemic regional economic recovery strategic plan
  • 2019 Finger Lakes Progress Report Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2019 Finger Lakes Progress Report

    Learn more about Finger Lakes 2019 strategies, priorities and progress.
Finger Lakes Forward

Finger Lakes Forward

 
In December 2015, the Finger Lakes region was selected by NYS to receive $500 million for a five-year implementation of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

Upstate Revitalization Initiative

Finger Lakes Forward (FLXFWD) is the strategic plan developed by the FLREDC for New York State's Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) competition and was selected by NYS to receive $500 million for a five-year implementation. 

Click below to learn more about the Finger Lakes Forward plan and its implementation.

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"Finger Lakes Forward: United for Success" is the strategic plan and vision to revitalize the FLX region.
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Governor Kathy Hochul at the announcement of Seneca Falls as the 2019 DRI winner.

FLREDC Public Meetings

View notices, documents and presentations from FLREDC public meetings

FLREDC CFA Project Awards

View information and status of all past CFA project awards for the Finger Lakes Region

Finger Lakes Region News

View all the press releases on economic developments in the Finger Lakes Region

More About the Finger Lakes Region

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Contact Us

Vincent Esposito, Regional Director