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.

LIREDC Public Meeting on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 11:00am

An in-person meeting of the LIREDC at NYIT De Seversky Mansion, Northern Boulevard, Glen Head, NY 11545

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]

ESD Capital Grant Funding is Available

ESD Capital Grant funding is available with CFA applications being accepted on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.  Call the Long Island ESD Office at 631-435-0717 to discuss your project. CFA applications are due by 4pm on Friday, April 14, 2023.

Office of Strategic Workforce Development

Round 3 of the OSWD grant programs is open. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and awards will be announced every three months. The deadline for Q1 of 2023 is Friday, March 31, 2023, at 11:59 PM.

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

  • 2011 cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2011 Strategic Plan

CFA Project Info

Read more about Long Island's projects.

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. 

Past Awardees:

Downtown Revitalization Initiative:

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

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

Round 3 (2018) Central Islip (Suffolk County)

Round 4 (2019) Baldwin (Nassau County)

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

Round 6 (2022) Huntington Station (Suffolk County)

NY Forward: 

Round 1 (2022) Lindenhurst (Suffolk County) and Long Beach (Nassau 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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Cara Longworth, Regional Director