Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council drives economic strategy for eight counties in the Southern Tier Region of New York State: Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Tompkins, Tioga, Broome, Chenango, and Delaware.

CFA workshops were a success!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the CFA workshops!  

2024 REDC Webinars and FAQ

For more information on specific programs, explore our webinars

Governor Hochul Highlights FY 2025 Budget Investments in the Southern Tier

Governor Hochul highlighted FY 2025 Budget investments in the Southern Tier during a visit to Binghamton University. The Governor announced $1.4 billion in school aid for the Southern Tier – a $10 million increase in aid – as well as $123 million for renovations and maintenance at Binghamton University. The budget also includes $84.7 million for health care capital projects in the Southern Tier and $7.5 million for improvements at Taughannock Falls State Park. Governor Hochul also announced that the Hamlets of Roxbury and Grand Gorge, located within the Town of Roxbury, will receive $10 million in funding as the joint Southern Tier Region winners of the seventh round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The Village of Groton and Urbana/Hammondsport will receive $4.5 million each as this year’s Southern Tier region NY Forward winners. 14 Southern Tier localities, including the Town of Roxbury, Village of Groton, Town of Urbana, and Village of Hammondsport, join 143 localities statewide in launching applications to become Pro-Housing Communities. The City of Binghamton, the Village of Dryden, and the Village of Johnson City are already certified Pro-Housing Communities in the Southern Tier.

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.

Southern Tier Project Tracking Dashboard

CFA Resource Guide

2024 available programs

How to apply for funding:

The main way to seek NYS funding is the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) portal, which is used for dozens of agency offerings. Some programs are open year-round, but most programs are open during the annual "round" that typically runs from May-July.

 

CFA information

To access the CFA portal, please click below

Governor Hochul Announces Nearly $300 Million Investment in Climate Resiliency

Governor Hochul, Chair of the U.S. Climate Alliance, Delivers Remarks on New York's Bold Climate Resiliency Plans During Vatican Climate Summit

Significant Funding for Climate Adaption and Mitigation, Waterfront Revitalization Projects and To Protect Clean Water

Agency Programs:

  Click below to find out more information on funding programs

Restore NY

For more information on Restore NY 2024

Downtown Revitalization Program

Southern Tier : Hamlets of Roxbury and Grand Gorge jointly receive $10 million (2023)

NY Forward

NY Forward supports a more equitable downtown recovery for New York’s smaller and rural communities, with a focus on hamlets and villages.

Southern Tier NY Forward : Groton and Urbana Hammondsport (2023)

Key Documents for Southern Tier REDC

Click below to access the full archive of STREDC documents.

  • Southern Tier Regional Strategic Plan 2023 Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Southern Tier Regional Strategic Plan 2023

  • 2022 Southern Tier Progress Report Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2022 Southern Tier Progress Report

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2011 Southern Tier Strategic Plan

  • Southern Tier Workforce Strategy Report 2022 Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Southern Tier Workforce Strategy Report 2022

    Southern Tier Workforce Strategy Report 2022
  • Southern Tier 2021 Annual Report Book Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2021 Southern Tier Progress Report

  • Soaring
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Southern Tier Recovery Strategy Document 2020

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    Round 11 CFA Overview

  • 2019 Southern Tier Progress Report Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2019 Southern Tier Progress Report

  • Southern Tier 2018 Progress Report Cover
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Southern Tier 2018 Progress Report

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2017 Southern Tier Progress Report

    Learn more about the Southern Tier 2017 strategies, priorities and progress.

Southern Tier Region Events

Learn about our upcoming events in the Southern Tier.

Southern Tier Region News

Learn about the economic developments in the Southern Tier Region.

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Omar Sanders, Regional Director