The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council (LIREDC) serves as an economic advisory board for the Long Island Region.
Round XIII Regional Economic Development Council Initiative is now Open
Round XIII includes core capital grant and tax-credit funding combined with a wide range of programs from 10 State agencies, including $150 million in grant funds from Empire State Development, available to projects on a continuous basis. The Councils are encouraged to support projects that advance or address strategic State priorities - including green buildings and sustainable development, child care, distressed communities, and innovative public-private partnerships; those projects, will be eligible for additional award funding. Please review the documents below for more information.
2023 Intent to Apply Form - Due Monday, July 10th 4pm
The LIREDC is accepting Intent to Apply Forms from applicants interested in submitting a project through the Regional Council Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). The LIREDC is accepting Intent to Apply Forms from interested applicants as a means of identifying high quality projects early on and offering CFA technical assistance throughout the application process.
The Intent to Apply Form is voluntary and not a required step in the CFA process. Should you submit an Intent to Apply Form please note that an official CFA application must also be submitted to be considered for funding.
Empire State Development will hold CFA Town Halls to speak about their funding programs and answer questions 1-on-1 from audience members. Please view the file for date, times locations and to register.
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]
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 Q2 of 2023 is Friday, June 30, 2023, at 11:59 PM.
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.