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.

7/24 @10am LIREDC Public Meeting at Long Island University Roosevelt School

CFA Applicants interested in pitching their projects to the full council at this meeting will need to submit an Intent to Apply form by July 10th to be considered. 

Please note the Intent to Apply form is voluntary and does not replace the need to submit a completed CFA by 4pm on July 31st to be considered for NYS funding.

Campus Map for directions.


2024 Intent to Apply Form

The LIREDC is now accepting Intent to Apply Forms from applicants for the chance to "pitch their project" at our July council meeting. Forms are due Wednesday, July 10th at 4 p.m.

Pro-Housing Community Program Certification

NYS programs to prioritize the allocation of discretionary funds to promote housing: Downtown Revitalization Initiative, NY Forward, Regional Council Capital Fund, New York Main Street, Market New York (capital grants) and Long Island Investment Fund

CFA Round XIV is Open

ESD Office Hours - Meet with  the Long Island team either in person or virtual to get personal feedback on your projects and answers to your questions. (click on a date below to register)

In-Person: June 26th and July 17th

Virtual: July 10th 

Access the Consolidated Funding Application

View CFA Agency Webinars

Project Tracking Dashboard

The Project Tracking Dashboard provides information on previously funded CFA Projects. This interactive tool allows for summarization and analysis of all project data. It contains four tabs: Top Level Stats, Investments & Jobs, a Map, and an Appendix. For more information on how to use and interpret the dashboard, please see the Dashboard Guidance Document.

Long Island Project Tracking Dashboard

LIREDC Documents

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

Access all of Long Island's documents.

View all past Strategic Plan updates

  • Long Island Strategic Plan 2023 Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Long Island Regional Strategic Plan 2023

  • 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

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]

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. 

Past Awardees:

Downtown Revitalization Initiative:

NY Forward: 

View of Downtown Kings Park in the Town of Smithtown
A view of Downtown Kings Park in the Town of Smithtown the Round 7 DRI Winner

CFA Project Info

Read more about Long Island's projects.

Office of Strategic Workforce Development

OSWD grant program applications are now open.  The first batch application deadline is Wednesday, July 31, 2024.

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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Cara Longworth, Regional Director