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.

Baldwin Announced as Round 4 DRI Winner

Baldwin was chosen as the Round 4 winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative Grant! Located in the Town of Hempstead, Baldwin’s targeted area for DRI investment centers on the commercial corridor of Grand Avenue with its proximity to the Baldwin Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station and the surrounding cluster of retail, commercial, institutional, and public recreation uses. 

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September Regional Council Meeting

The next LI Regional Council Meeting will be on September 13th at the LI Association at 3 pm.
Find out more about the Round 9 Strategic Plan update and recommended priority projects.

LIREDC Documents

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

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To view all past Strategic Plan updates click here.

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    2019 CFA Application Manual

    A step-by-step guide on applying through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA).
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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2018 Long Island Regional Plan

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    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2011 Strategic Plan

Workforce Development Initiative: Application

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
  Amneal Pharmaceuticals Expansion

Amneal Pharmaceuticals Expansion

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer needed to expand their facility to increase manufacturing capacity and their global competitive edge in the marketplace. Long Island...

CFA Project Info

Read more about Long Island's projects.

Federal Opportunity Zones

Find out more about the Federal Opportunity Zones program here:  Learn More

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