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New York tribal communities receive federal funding (access required)


More than $3.7 million in federal block grants have been made available for seven New York tribal communities through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Housing Block Grants Program, including two communities in the Rochester and Finger ...

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RTS, elected officials call for increased transportation funding (access required)


New York state lawmakers and the Regional Transit Service (RTS) on Friday called for increased funding for public transit in the state budget, citing the role of transit in the recovery and growth of the economy. State Sens. Samra Brouk ...

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Rail, port infrastructure improvement funding available (access required)


Nearly $90 million in state and federal funding is being made available for rail and port infrastructure improvements across New York. “Our statewide and regional economies depend on having a reliable and resilient transportation network to support commercial activities,” Gov. ...

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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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