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Bank of America grants for nonprofits

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 ...

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NY awarding $36M in grants to help crime victims

ALBANY — New York has announced $36 million in grants for 179 community organizations, hospitals, police and agencies statewide for services to crime victims. The grants administered by the Office of Victim Services are expected to expand the assistance network ...

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New York Bar Foundation awards grants

Sixty-four organizations across New York state have received grants totaling $390,000, The New York Bar Foundation has announced. “The foundation’s grant program assists non-profit organizations with the front-page issues of our communities,” said President Cristine Cioffi. “The Foundation is pleased ...

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NY awards grants for eco-friendly transportation

ALBANY (AP) — New York state is awarding more than $4 million in grants to projects designed to make the state’s transportation systems more energy efficient. The projects include an effort to use a natural mushroom byproduct as vehicle insulation, ...

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Grants support people with disabilities

R Community Bikes volunteers, who fixed enough broken bicycles last year to help thousands of needy children and adults, will soon be modifying bicycles for use by people with physical or developmental disabilities, thanks to a $5,000 Community Health Award ...

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NY gives $700,000 for police interrogation videos

ALBANY — New York state is awarding nearly $700,000 in grants to local police departments for equipment to videotape interrogations of suspects, saying they help prevent wrongful convictions and false allegations of investigator misbehavior. According to the Division of Criminal ...

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Grants to help women and girls

The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley on Thursday awarded grants to 10 area organizations during its 19th annual special awards luncheon. Each year, the foundation awards grants to programs making a real difference in the lives of women and in ...

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Grants awarded to combat domestic violence

Two grants, worth a total of $684,569, have been secured for Lifespan of Greater Rochester and the YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County to support efforts to protect women and children from domestic violence. Lifespan is set to receive $384,560, ...

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New York receives federal grant

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $2.3 million in grants to New York and Mississippi to develop and enhance self-employment assistance programs. Participants in the voluntary program will receive entrepreneurial training, access to resources to help launch their own ...

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Design Center announces revitalization grants

The first two projects of the Rochester Regional Design Center’s new Development Design Fund Program are a history museum and a school, both in distressed Northeast neighborhoods in the city of Rochester. The program provides professional architectural and planning services ...

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‘Gideon’ highlights Law Day speeches

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman delivers his Law Day speech at the Court of Appeals on May 1 in Albany. Judge Lippman says upstate counties can now tap $12 million to provide lawyers for poor defendants at arraignment, a hole in the justice system he says some courts have started to fill.  AP Images

Up to 25 counties could receive funds from a new $12 million pool to represent indigent criminal defendants in urban, rural and suburban communities. Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the grants Wednesday during his annual Law Day address, shifting the ...

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Money management grants announced

RBS Citizens Financial Group Inc. is marking the beginning of National Financial Literacy Month by announcing $2 million in grants for nonprofit financial education programs in communities served by Citizens Bank, RBS Citizens and Charter One. In unveiling its new ...

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