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 XIII of the Regional Economic Development Council Initiative
The Empire State Development Grant Fund is an open enrollment program and is still accepting applications.
These are key documents that our users find most helpful.
2023 Available CFA Resources Guide
2023 REDC Guidebook
2023 REDC Guidebook
2023 CFA Application Manual
DRI Round 7
New York State's Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) is a cornerstone of the State's economic development program. $10M in each region – either to 1 community or a joint application from 2-3 smaller communities with a single vision. Due 9/29/23.
NY Forward Round 2
Governor Hochul announced the creation of the NY Forward program to invigorate and enliven downtowns in New York’s smaller and rural communities. $10M in each region – either 2 $4.5M awards OR 1 award of $4.5M and 2 awards of $2.25M each. Due 9/29/23.
Downtown Revitalization Initiative & NY Forward
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.
Downtown Revitalization Initiative:
A view of downtown Riverhead- one of Long Island's Round 5 DRI winners
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
Round 5 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 Q3 of 2023 is Friday, September 30, 2023, at 11:59 PM.
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
2021 Long Island Progress Report
LI Regional Council updated 2021 Progress Report
2019 Long Island Progress Report
2018 Long Island Progress Report
2011 Strategic Plan
CFA Project Info
Read more about Long Island's projects.
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 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...
More About the Long Island Region
Cara Longworth, Regional Director