The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded $161,500 in grants to 12 local nonprofits that help strengthen the Rochester community by playing a critical role in connecting Rochester’s high school students, veterans, and low-income individuals and families to financial education, leadership training, workforce development, and mentoring at their point of need. The grants are part of Bank of America’s focus on addressing immediate needs vital to the health of the communities it serves through a focus on preserving neighborhoods and preparing and educating the workforce for 21st century jobs.
Organizations receiving funding include The Center for Teen Empowerment Inc.; PathStone’s Enterprise Center; Veterans Outreach Center Inc.; The YMCA of Greater Rochester’s Urban Teen Leadership Club; The Junior Achievement of Rochester, New York Area Inc.; Friends of Ganondagan; and Flower City Habitat for Humanity.
Funding was also awarded to: Housing Council at PathStone, Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, St. John Fisher College and the College Club Program, and the Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute at Nazareth College.
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