North Country Regional Economic Development Council
The North Country Regional Economic Development Council (NCREDC) is dedicated to economic development in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.
Consolidated Funding Application
As part of Governor Cuomo’s transformative plan to improve the state’s economic development model, a NYS Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) has been created that will streamline and expedite the grant application process.
CFA FAQs Program Questions
Public Square in Watertown Photo Philip Kamrass/Office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo
2021 REDC Guidebook
Learn more about the eleventh round of REDC awards with up to $750 million to fund regional priority projects.
2021 Resources Available Guide
For Round XI, there are over 30 programs available through nine state agencies.
2021 CFA Program Webinars
Recorded webinars for all CFA Round XI Programs
North Country REDC Reports
2021 North Country Progress Report
2019 North Country Progress Report
2011 North Country Strategic Plan
Leading the Economic Renaissance of New York's Small Cities and Rural Communities.
Small Business Recovery
The New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program was created to provide flexible grant assistance to currently viable small businesses, micro-businesses and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations in the State of New York who have experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
How far can a $3 million state investment go? In Clayton, NY it helped redevelop a former brownfield site into a luxury hotel helping to jumpstart the local tourism economy. In 2011, the North Country...
Downtown Revitalization Initiative - Round 5 (2021)
Governor Cuomo Announces $200 Million Available for Fifth Round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative
Each REDC Region Will Award $20 Million—Two Communities Will Each Receive a $10 Million Award or One Community Will Receive a $20 Million Award
Unprecedented Level of Support for Communities to Mark Fifth Anniversary of DRI as New York State Rebuilds from COVID-19 Pandemic
The DRI 5 Guidebook and Round 5 Application are available now.
DRI Guidebook DRI Application DRI Website
Downtown Revitalization Initiative
The four communities that anchor the region have embarked on planning and implementation initiatives to transform their downtowns into places where people want to live, work, and play.
2016 | City of Plattsburgh
2017 | City of Watertown
2018 | Village of Saranac Lake
2019 | Village of Potsdam
Stay up to date on the NCREDC’s activities and projects
Previous Funding Awards
See the awards booklets and videos for each round
View the NCREDC’s public meeting agendas and notes
Federal Opportunity Zones
Find out more about the Federal Opportunity Zones program here: Learn More
More About the North Country Region
Stephen Hunt, Regional Director