New York

Our Work In New York

In partnership with the New York State Department of State, Division of Local Government Services, ARC is supporting 53 projects in New York totaling $9.8 million in fiscal year 2023. These investments have been matched by $18.9 million in New York. They are also creating or retaining 150 jobs, training and educating 525 students and workers, and benefiting the one million residents in New York’s 14 Appalachian counties.

State Partners

Honorable Kathy Hochul

Governor’s ARC Representative:
Mark Pattison, Deputy Secretary of State for Local Government

New York State Department of State
1 Commerce Plaza, Suite 1015
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231-0001

ARC State Program Manager:
Kyle Wilber, Appalachian Program Manager

New York State Department of State
Division of Local Government
1 Commerce Plaza, Suite 1015
Tenth Floor
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231-0001

Investment Impact

In Fiscal Year 2023, ARC and the New York State Department of State, Division of Local Government Services partnered on the following investments and projects.

Workforce Ecosystem
invested in Appalachian New York to expand community systems that will help Appalachians obtain a job, stay on the job, and advance their careers
Community Leaders & Capacity
invested in growing the capacity of local leaders, organizations, and communities to address challenges and create opportunities in Appalachian New York
Community Infrastructure
invested in New York to ensure access to reliable and affordable broadband, clean water and updated wastewater systems, highways, and more
Additional Priorities
invested in entrepreneurship and business development to strengthen the economy and preserve Appalachian New York’s local history, culture, and natural assets

Investment Snapshot

Fiscal Year 2023

State Profile

Learn more about ARC’s fiscal year 2023 investments in New York.

Investments in Action

Dream It Do It WNY – Women in Manufacturing

Dream It Do It Western New York in Cattaraugus County received ARC support to launch Making it Real: Girls & Manufacturing, to expand curriculum and learning pathways for advanced manufacturing career opportunities specifically for girls.

State Plans and Strategies

ARC’s current strategic plan is a blueprint for investments at the Regional level. Each of Appalachia’s 13 states develops a companion four-year plan and annual strategy statement outlining its funding priorities for ARC projects.

Fiscal Year 2025

County Economic Status

Every year, ARC applies an index-based classification system to compare each county in the Region with national averages to understand how counties are performing.

Counties in Appalachia

(14 out of 62 counties): Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins

Local Development Districts

Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board
Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board
Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board

State Links