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 26 projects in New York totaling almost $4 million in fiscal year in 2019. These investments have been matched by over $6 million. They are also creating or retaining 22 jobs, training and educating more than 1,500 students and workers, and benefiting the one million residents in New York’s 14 Appalachian counties.

State Partners

Governor:
Honorable Andrew Cuomo

Governor’s ARC Representative:
Mark Pattison, Deputy Secretary of State for Local Government
email: mark.pattison@dos.ny.gov

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
email: kyle.wilber@dos.ny.gov

New York State Department of State
Division of Local Government
1 Commerce Plaza, Suite 1015
Tenth Floor
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231-0001
518.473.3355

Investment Impact

In Fiscal Year 2019, ARC and the New York State Department of State, Division of Local Government Services partnered on the following investments and projects.

Leadership and Community Capacity
$1.8M
invested to build the capacity and skills of Appalachia’s current and next-generation leaders and organizations in New York to advance community and economic development
Ready Workforce
$830K
invested to increase the education, knowledge, skills, and health of New York’s Appalachian residents to work and succeed
Critical Infrastructure
$595K
invested in New York’s critical infrastructure development, including broadband, transportation, and water/wastewater systems
Additional Priorities
$595K
invested to strengthen the economy and leverage natural and cultural assets in Appalachian 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 2021

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