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.

Round 11 Now Open

Regional Economic Development Council Round 11 is now open. There is more than $750 million of funding available through more than 30 state programs. Get started on your application today.

REDC Webinars

Webinars are available to learn more about each of the funding programs including eligibility and application guidance.

Round 11 Key Documents

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    Guidebook/Applications

    2021 Resources Available Guide

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

    CFA Application Manual

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    Guidebook/Applications

    2021 REDC Guidebook

    Learn more about the eleventh round of REDC awards with up to $750 million to fund regional priority projects.

2021 ESD Office Hours

Join the Empire State Development LI Regional Office every Wednesday on Zoom from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. to learn more about program guidelines, how to apply for grant funding, and have your questions answered. You can join the Zoom using the link below.

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.

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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2021 Long Island Progress Report

    LI Regional Council updated 2021 Progress Report
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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2019 Long Island Progress Report

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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2018 Long Island Progress Report

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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2011 Strategic Plan

Workforce Development Initiative

The Workforce Development Initiative (WDI) will invest $175 million across the State to support strategic regional efforts that meet businesses’ workforce needs, improve regional talent pipelines, and expand workplace learning opportunities.

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.

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)

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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
  East/West Industries Expansion

East/West Industries Expansion

 
East/West Industries is a Woman Owned Small Business that is family oriented and is celebrating five decades of saving aircrew lives. Located in Ronkonkoma, they design, manufacture and support...

CFA Project Info

Read more about Long Island's projects.

More About the Long Island Region

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Cara Longworth, Regional Director