proudly serves the counties of

Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Tioga and Tompkins.

The Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board (STERPDB) is a special purpose unit of government, created under Articles 5-G and 12-B of the New York State General Municipal Law, as a joint undertaking by its member counties.

Having a small staff and limited budget, STERPDB relies upon the cooperation of its members with input from a range of Local, Regional & State leaders, as well as global experts to provide technical and financial assistance in supporting local initiatives and projects.  Partners include the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the Economic Development Administration of the US Department of Commerce (EDA) and the New York State Association of Regional Councils (NYSARC). 


Take a glance at some of our most recent publications :   October 2013 Regional Digest

                                                                                                   August 2013 Regional Digest

                                                                                                     May 2013 Regional Digest

                                                                                                 February 2013 Regional Digest

                                                                                                     STE 2012 Annual Report       


**Local Funding Opportunity For non-profits & communities**

Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board is seeking funding requests for the Fiscal Year 2015 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Area Development Program.  Eligible project sponsors include incorporated not-for-profits, municipalities (towns, villages, counties) and other public entities such as IDAs and school systems.


Please click on the following link for more information:  2015 Funding Flyer  


 All  applicants must submit a One Page Summary to Donna Cole  by May 5, 2014. 


Please see our ARC page under the Programs tab for the necessary forms to be submitted.


Southern Tier East is located at :

The MetroCenter

49 Court Street, Suite 222, Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone:  (607) 724-1327................Fax:  (607) 724-1194


Business Hours:  Monday-Friday...9:00 AM to 5:00 PM  


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