Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched Round VIII of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative, officially kicking off the annual competition for more than $750 million in state economic development resources. On May 1, 2018, the online Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) will open to applicants across the five-county Western New York (WNY) region, which includes Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara. The deadline for CFA submissions is Friday, July 27th at 4 pm. Applications must be submitted online. No late submittals will be accepted by the online system after 4 pm on July 27th.
The WNY REDC and Empire State Development encourage interested applicants to attend one or more of the following workshops and/or condensed information sessions in our region to learn about New York State’s Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) online application process, eligibility criteria, and how to access more than $750 million in state economic development resources.
Online Registration for Round 8 Workshops and Public Information Sessions in WNY: https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/western-new-york