Long Island Regional Economic Development Council

The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council (LIREDC) serves as an economic advisory board for the Long Island Region.

Long Island Investment Fund

The $350M Long Island Investment Fund program will focus on large-scale, transformative projects that will have lasting impacts on Long Island.
*Before applying, speak to an ESD representative. To schedule email [email protected]

Office of Strategic Workforce Development

New Workforce Development Grant Programs

The multi-year OSWD funding includes $150 million for new grant programs administered by ESD that will support employer-driven, high-skilled workforce training programs. 

  • Capital Grant Program will support the capital needs of workforce training providers that seek to enhance or expand their offerings. 
  • Pay for Performance Grant Program (“P4P”) will support the operational resource needs of training programs offering industry-recognized credentials, skills, and certificates in high-demand fields. The P4P Grant Program will provide flexible funds through two distinct tracks:
    • Flexible Operating Grants
    • Capacity-Building Awards to workforce trainers for successfully placing trainees in a good job

Round 2 Application Batch Closing December 31, 2022

OPEN - Restore NY Round Two Applications

This round of funding makes $150 million in grants available to municipalities to support projects that focus on demolishing, rehabilitating and restoring residential, commercial and mixed-use buildings.  

Letters of Intent are Due by November 30th by 5:00pm EST.

Final Application Due: Friday January 27, 2023, by 3:00pm EST

LIREDC Meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 2 p.m.

A public meeting of the LIREDC has been scheduled for Thursday, November 17 at 2 p.m. The meeting will feature presentations from the Office of Strategic Workforce Development and the Small Business & Technology division.

LIREDC Documents

The LIREDC reports annually on the progress made by regional projects that were awarded New York State Funding.

Click here to access all of Long Island's documents.

To view all past Strategic Plan updates click here.

  • 2022 LIREDC Progress Report
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2022 LIREDC Progress Report

  • 2021 cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2021 Long Island Progress Report

    LI Regional Council updated 2021 Progress Report
  • 2019 LI cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2019 Long Island Progress Report

  • Long Island 2018 Progress Report Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2018 Long Island Progress Report

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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2011 Strategic Plan

CFA Open Enrollment Programs

Funding is still available through Empire State Development Grant and Excelsior Jobs Tax Credit Program, New York State Energy Research and Development Energy Efficiency Programs and New York Power Authority ReCharge NY Program.

CFA Application

Start or resume your CFA.

Key Documents

The documents below will provide helpful information about Round XII Funding available. When you are ready to apply for funding you can start your application here.

  • GlobalFoundries Chip Fab

    2022 Available CFA Resources

  • Construction site

    2022 Regional Council Guidebook

  • offshore wind turbines

    2022 CFA Application Manual

Downtown Revitalization Initiative

New York State'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. 

You can up to date information about Round 5 here

Past Awardees:

LI DRI Round 1 (2016) Village of Westbury (Nassau County)

LI DRI Round 2 (2017) Village of Hicksville (Nassau County)

LI DRI Round 3 (2018) Central Islip (Suffolk County)

LI DRI Round 4 (2019) Baldwin (Nassau County)

LI DRI Round 5 (2021) Amityville and Riverhead (Suffolk County)

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A view of downtown Hicksville- Long Island's 2017 DRI winner

LIREDC Public Meetings

Read meeting notes and see meeting notices for the Long Island REDC

Long Island Region News

Learn about the economic developments and events in the Long Island Region

Past CFA Awards

View past CFA awards ceremonies for the Long Island Region
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East/West Industries Expansion

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CFA Project Info

Read more about Long Island's projects.

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Cara Longworth, Regional Director