In 2011, Governor Cuomo launched the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to provide each region with the tools to create and implement their own roadmap for economic prosperity and job creation. This community-based model uses local assets to drive local economic growth and has resulted in unprecedented partnerships and collaboration that are building a reinvigorated economy.

Applications are no longer being accepted for Round 6.

The Round 6 application deadline closed Friday, July 29th at 4 p.m.

The 2016 REDC Guidebook and a list of available resources is accessible at

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As part of Round 6, EFC was proud to announce the availability of $10 million for innovative green stormwater infrastructure projects through the Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP). Please note, only public entities are eligible to apply for GIGP funds.

As part of Round 6, EFC is also proud to announce the availability of up to $2 million for wastewater infrastructure planning. Funding will provide up to $100,000 to municipalities based on program criteria. For more information on Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grants, please visit DEC’s website.