Western New York Regional Economic Development Council

The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) is the strategic economic advisory board for the Western New York region.

Interested in Applying for Funding?

We are now accepting Letters of Interest for REDC Funding.

May 9, 2019

Chautauqua County
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
SUNY Fredonia
Williams Center
280 Central Avenue
Fredonia, NY 14063

June 13, 2019

Erie County
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Buffalo State College
Bulger Communication Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

Consolidated Funding Application Information Sessions

Condensed overview of the NYS Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process, available funding programs, and the components of a successful funding application. No breakout sessions with state agency representatives. 

    May 21, 2019

    Allegany County
    11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Allegany County Industrial Development Agency
    Crossroads Center
    6087 Route 19N, Suite 100
    Belmont, NY 14813

    May 29, 2019

    Cattaraugus County
    1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    Holiday Valley Resort
    Main Lodge
    Fairway Room
    6557 Holiday Valley Road
    Ellicottville, NY 14731

    June 6, 2019

    Niagara County
    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Conference Center Niagara Falls
    Governor’s Room
    101 Old Falls Street
    Niagara Falls, NY 14303

    Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC)

    Next Regional Council Meeting

    TBD

     If you would like to be notified of the next WNYREDC meeting, please email [email protected]

     

      2018 Regional Economic Development Council Awards Booklet

      Western New York REDC Awarded $66 Million for 118 Projects

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        Federal Opportunity Zones

        Find out more about the Federal Opportunity Zones program here:  LEARN MORE

            Important Documents

            A primary role of the WNYREDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Click View More below to access the full archive of WNYREDC documents.

            • WNY 2018 Progress Report Cover
              Strategic Plans/Reports

              Western New York 2018 Progress Report

            • Strategic Plans/Reports

              2017 Western New York Progress Report

              Learn more about Western New York’s 2017 strategies, priorities and progress.
            • Guidebook/Applications

              Buffalo Billion ll

              A comprehensive plan for Buffalo Billion Phase II.
            • Strategic Plans/Reports

              2016 Western New York Progress Report

            • Strategic Plans/Reports

              2011 WNYREDC Strategic Plan

            • WNY 2018 Progress Report Cover
              Strategic Plans/Reports

              Western New York 2018 Progress Report

              WNY Smart Growth Community Fund

            WNY Smart Growth Community Fund

             
            The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council is embracing growth and downtown redevelopment as core economic goals in its Strategy for Prosperity. Businesses are increasingly locating in...

            Downtown Revitalization Initiative

            Governor Cuomo’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.

            WNY DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Jamestown (Chautauqua County)

            WNY DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Olean (Cattaraugus County)

            WNY DRI Round 3 (2018): City of Lockport (Niagara County)

            Western New York Downtown Revitalization Initiative

            WNYREDC News

            Learn about the economic developments in the Western New York region.

            WNYREDC Public Meetings

            Read meeting notes and see meeting notices for the Western New York REDC.

            Past CFA Awards

            View past CFA awards ceremonies for the Western New York region.

            More About the Western New York Region

            Our Vision

            Our Leadership

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            Contact Us

            Amanda Mays , Regional Director