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.

LIREDC Public Meeting on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 10 a.m.

A public meeting of the LIREDC at Farmingdale State College Campus Center Ballroom, Farmingdale, NY. 

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.

  • 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

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. Deadline for the next review is January 31st.

Key Documents

These are key documents that our users find most helpful.

  • Available CFA Resources 2023
    Guidebook/Applications

    2023 Available CFA Resources Guide

  • REDC Guidebook 2023 Logo
    Guidebook/Applications

    2023 REDC Guidebook

    2023 REDC Guidebook
  • 2023 CFA Application Manual Cover
    Guidebook/Applications

    2023 CFA Application Manual

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

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

Please note that OSWD grant program applications will be closed for a short period following the December 29 deadline to make updates to the application materials. The re-opening of the grants to new applications, as well as 2024 deadlines, will be announced via the OSWD website.

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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East/West Industries Expansion

 
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Cara Longworth, Regional Director