CFA Application Open Until July 27th

The CFA application is now open. Applications must be recieved no later than July 27, 2018 at 4:00pm. We strongly recommened submitting before this date. No late applications will be accepted.

Governor Cuomo Announces Projects to be Funded Through the Alliance for Economic Inclusion Anti-Poverty Initiative

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 22 projects have been selected to be funded through the $30 million Alliance for Economic Inclusion anti-poverty initiative in Central New York. Founded in 2017, the AEI is comprised of a group of 24 community leaders from within the five counties of Central New York who were chosen to represent the diversity of governments, businesses, schools and economic opportunities and challenges as identified by the community. Onondaga County will administer the project funding upfront and then will be reimbursed by the state. Funding for the first round of the initiative totals $6.9 million...

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  • Logos from the 2018 Alliance for Econonmic Inclusion Award Winners

    Alliance for Economic Inclusion 2018 Awards

    The AEI is a $30M anti-poverty initiative in Central New York and comprised of 24 local leaders from all five counties.

Our Next CFA Public Workshop is June 20 in Auburn

Planning to apply for state funding through the Consolidated Funding Application? Attend our public workshops to recieve an overview of the application and the CFA process, followed by informational breakout sessions on specific funding available.

2018 CFA Resource Guide

Considering applying for funding through the CFA Application? Use the 2018 resource guide to see what funding sources available.

Attend the Next CNY REDC Meeting

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center
26 E 1st Street
Oswego, NY 13126

Central New York Regional Economic Development Council (REDC)

CNY REDC is a key component of Gov. Cuomo's transformative approach to State investment and economic development. We are a public-private partnership made up of local stakeholders, who have helped our region secure over $615 million in state funding.

Central New York Reports

A primary role of the CNY REDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Learn more about Central New York strategies and progress below. Click here to access all of the Central New York progress reports.

  • 2017 Central New York SIAT Presentation Video Preview

    2017 Central New York SIAT Presentation

  • Cover of the 2017 Central New York REDC Progress Report
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Central New York REDC 2017 Progress Report

    This report outlines the the many accomplishments CNY has acheived through the REDC Initiative. I
  • Cover of the 2015 CNY Rising Plan
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    Central New York Rising 2015 URI Plan

    2015 Central New York Rising URI Plan
  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2016 Central New York Progress Report

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2015 Central New York Progress Report

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2014 Central New York Progress Report

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2013 Central New York Progress Report

  • Strategic Plans/Reports

    2012 Central New York Progress Report

GENIUS NY Announces Winner of Round II

GENIUS NY Announces Winner of Round II

On April 9, 2018 GENIUS NY, a year-long business accelerator focused on Unmanned Aerial Systems software, hardware, and analytics, awarded investments as part of the program’s second round during an...

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.

Round 3 Application is now closed. Check back for updates on this year's winner!


CNY DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Oswego (Oswego County)

CNY DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Cortland (Cortland County)

Downtown Cortland
Downtown Cortland

Public Meetings

See meeting notices and read meeting notes for the Central NY REDC

Prior SIAT Presentations

See the annual presentation of the CNY REDC’s progress report.

Past CFA Awards

View past CFA awards Ceremonies for Central New York

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James Fayle, Regional Director