Last Tuesday, Gov. Cuomo announced that $738 million has been awarded through the second round of the state’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

The state created 10 Regional Economic Development Councils (REDCs) in 2011 to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth for each region throughout the state. The goal was to change the way the state undertook its economic development efforts by employing a public-private partnerships made up of local experts and stakeholders from business, academia, local government, and non-governmental organizations.

Regionally, funds were distributed as follows:

Finger Lakes — $96.2 Million for 76 Projects

Central New York — $93.8 Million for 73 Projects

Mid-Hudson — $92.8 Million for 84 Projects

Southern Tier — $91.1 Million for 62 Projects

North Country — $90.2 million for 82 projects

Long Island — $59.7 Million for 86 Projects

Mohawk Valley — $59.7 Million for 70 Projects

Western New York — $52.8 Million for 58 Projects

New York City — $51.4 Million for 50 Projects

Capital Region — $50.3 Million for 84 Projects

The full list of supported projects can be found here.