Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the recipients of Round Two of the Regional Economic Development initiative funding. The regional councils were established in 2011 to evaluate and redesign how the state approached economic development. The initiative enables community, business, and academic leaders in the development of strategic plans that specifically address their region’s unique strengths and resources in order create jobs and support economic growth.
Of the $738 million that was awarded to organizations statewide, SUNY campus initiatives received over $12,000,000 in funding. Some of the SUNY projects that were recognized included: