J. O'Connell & Associates

Grants Awarded

$293,956 in NYS Archives Awards

May 25, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the following clients received grant funding through the New York State Archives – Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) Program:

Village of Brockport  ~  $74,324 for shared digitization of records with the Town of Sweden;

 Village of Lancaster  ~  $30,713 for digitization of maps;

 Town of Macedon  ~  $50,545 to create NYSA approved records storage room – move records;

 Town of Orchard Park  ~  $73,711 for inventory of inactive records;

 Town of Somers  ~  $18,850 for document conversion;

 Town of Spring Valley  ~  $18,633 for digitization of records;

 Town of Whitestown  ~  $27,180 for inventory of records.                                                                       

 The New York State Archives offers grant awards to support, promote and recognize sound archival and records management practices, as well as, to encourage creative and valuable uses of archival records.

Buffalo Religious Arts Center Awarded $100K

May 16, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo Religious Arts Center was awarded $100,000 to continue with their stained glass window cover replacement project.

This funding was secured through the Community Capital Assistance Program.

Town of Orchard Park Awarded $200K

May 15, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park was awarded $200,000 toward repairs of Hennepin Bridge.

This funding was secured through the NYS Department of Transportation.

Town of East Bloomfield Awarded $300K

April 24, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of East Bloomfield was awarded $300,000 for renovations to the Legion Building in Veterans Park.

This funding was secured through the State and Municipal Facilities Program.

Village of Holley Awarded $165K

February 1, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

February 1, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Holley was awarded a Brownfield Opportunity Area Step 2 grant in the amount of $165,600.

This funding was secured through the New York State Department of State Brownfield Opportunity Areas Program.  This program provides revitalization strategies to transform blighted properties in urban areas into community assets and catalysts for neighborhood-wide revitalization.

Village of Lancaster Awarded $100K

January 10, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

January 10, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Lancaster was awarded $100,000 to replace sanitary sewer lines on Brady and Cambria Streets.

This funding was secured through the Erie County Community Development Block Grant Program.

$761,603 In Consolidated Funding Awards

December 13, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 13, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc.is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $761,603 was secured in the 2017 NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Individual Client Awards:

Town of Urbana was awarded a $683,603 Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Implementation Grant through the NYS Office of Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $56,000 to conduct a Sewer System Evaluation Survey and create a Corrective Action Plan through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $22,000 to conduct an Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessment to address flooding and increased snowfall through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Village of Holley Awarded $1.2 Million

October 26, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

October 26, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Holley was awarded a $1,254,000 Water Grant to replace 9,050 linear feet of water main along with fire hydrants, valves, water service transfers and Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition System.

This funding was secured through the NYS EFC Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WAII) – Drinking Water Program.

Town of Orchard Park Awarded $500K

October 18, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

October 18, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park was awarded $500,000 toward construction of their new Multi-Generational Community Center. This complex will offer space and activities for children, young adults, families and seniors all under one roof.

This funding was secured through the State and Municipal Facilities Program.

Medaille College Awarded $1.2 Million

October 4, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Medaille College was awarded a $1,287,500 Upward Bound Math Science Grant paid out at $257,500 per year for five years. This program will provide eligible high school students access to hands-on learning activities, faculty researchers and laboratory space; as well as, exposure to and experience with a variety of well-paying local jobs in the medical and scientific fields. The Upward Bound Program, containing a comprehensive range of academic services, is designed to improve academic achievement, retention and graduation.

This funding was secured through the United States Department of Education.