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Landmark Society awards grants

The Landmark Society of Western New York has announced the latest recipients of grants. The Preservation Grant Program offers funds earmarked for preliminary design and planning studies to help make positive improvements to at-risk buildings. The latest recipients include: • ...

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Foundation providing tax assistance

The Citizens Bank Foundation has provided $50,000 in grants to community agencies throughout the state to support Earned Income Tax Credit and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs for the 2013 tax filing season. These organizations expect to prepare more than ...

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Library gets grant for youth learning

Rochester Public Library, in collaboration with Nazareth College and ArtPeace Inc., will receive one of 12 grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to design a Learning Lab. The ...

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Group offers grants to reduce rape kit backlog

GARDEN CITY — A New York-based organization seeking to reduce a nationwide backlog of lab work for rape kits is offering grants to municipalities willing to tackle the problem. Natasha’s Justice Project says it will soon begin accepting applications nationwide. ...

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Rochester Women’s Giving Circle awards grants

The Rochester Women’s Giving Circle of Rochester Area Community Foundation is awarding $108,000 in grants to nine local organizations and programs that support women and girls.   Grant amounts range from $5,000 to $20,000 for a variety of programs that ...

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NY Bar Foundation awards $450,000 in grants

Sixty-seven organizations across New York State have received grants totaling $450,000, the New York Bar Foundation announced today. “We are pleased to support law-related projects that benefit individuals, families and communities in New York state,” said Bar Foundation President M. ...

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Farash Foundation announces grants

Thirty-seven local nonprofit agencies will receive $1.145 million in grants from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation, in a round just announced to those organizations. Grants range from $5,000 to $100,000. Applications totaling nearly $20 million came from more ...

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Grants for women in nontraditional jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor announces the availability of approximately $1.8 million for up to six grants through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program. The grants will support innovative projects that improve the recruitment, hiring, training, employment and ...

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OCFS awards grants to combat child care fraud

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services has awarded $1.2 million in Child Care Fraud Prevention and Detection Incentive grants to 20 county social services districts throughout the state. The grants will provide local social services districts ...

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Rochester affordable housing receives grants

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY) has awarded eight affordable housing projects in Rochester — a total of over $3.8 million — for much needed renovation projects and the creation of new affordable housing units. Award recipients ...

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Public service lawyers honored

Four attorneys working in the public sector, including one from Rochester, have received $4,000 grants to help defray the cost of their student loans, the New York State Bar Association announced Tuesday. Among the recipients of the state bar’s Steven ...

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