Tag Archives: funding

Funding available for bridges statewide (access required)

Work has begun on the Galloway Road bridge that crosses the Erie Canal in Palmyra. It will be closed for six to eight months (photo provided by the New York State Department of Transportation).

Some $200 million has been made available to local governments statewide to improve their bridge infrastructure. The new BRIDGE NY funding will allow localities to rehabilitate and replace bridges and culverts across New York state. It builds upon $500 million ...

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Excellus provides funding to domestic violence organizations (access required)

Man beating up his wife illustrating domestic violence

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will provide $50,000 in funding to domestic violence prevention organizations across Upstate New York as part of its response to COVID-19. In Rochester, funding will be provided to RESOLVE of Greater Rochester and Willow Domestic Violence Center. ...

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County leaders call on Washington for additional funding (access required)


New York’s county leaders last week renewed a call to the White House and congressional leaders to reach an agreement that would provide local governments with direct federal COVID-19 stimulus assistance, following the House of Representative’s passage of an updated ...

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AeroSafe Global secures $47.5 million in funding (access required)


AeroSafe Global, a Rochester-based innovative cold packaging manufacturer for the pharmaceutical industry, has completed a $47.5 million round of financing. The company will use the funding to support new value-added services and technologies, and further expand into new geographies. New ...

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Chambers of commerce seeking additional funding for arts and humanities (access required)


The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives is seeking additional funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for nonprofits that serve the arts and humanities. Members of ACCE include the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Inc. ...

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RGRTA receives federal CARES funding (access required)


Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority is slated to receive $9.2 million in federal funding to help ensure the organization can continue offering essential public transportation during the COVID-19 outbreak. “Our dedicated regional transit workers have played an integral role in making ...

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Local hospitals to receive federal ‘safety net’ funding (access required)


Several hospitals statewide are slated to share nearly $300 million in emergency federal funding, including four in the Rochester metro area. U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday announced the “safety net” funding, which will provide health care ...

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Rochester area to receive nearly $4 million to battle homelessness (access required)


The Rochester area will receive nearly $4 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding to help its homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Solutions Grants are part of a $4 billion funding allocation nationwide targeted ...

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