The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process has become the primary way for businesses and local communities in New York State to get state financial support for a variety of projects, from business expansion to historic preservation planning. Individual applicants submit a CFA though an online application to their local Regional Economic Development Council (REDC), and regional councils forward recommendations and priorities to the various state agencies that provide funding. In Cayuga County, our regional council is the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council.
CFA materials for 2014 were released on May 1, and on the same day Regional Economic Development Councils began accepting applications through the CFA online application. Applications are due by 4 pm on Monday, June 16.
Take note: this deadline is earlier than the previous three rounds of the CFA.
To search for funding opportunities and start your application, visit regionalcouncils.ny.gov/content/central-new-york.
The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council is offering two workshops to help prospective applicants understand the priorities and focus of this round of the CFA.
1:00 – 3:30 pm, Thursday, May 8, 2014
SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse
Register online at: regionalcouncils.ny.gov/content/cfa-workshop-central-ny-may-8th
2:00 – 4:30 pm, Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Cayuga Community College in Auburn
Register online at: regionalcouncils.ny.gov/content/cfa-workshop-central-ny-may-28-2014