J. O'Connell & Associates

Grants Awarded

Village of Lancaster Awarded $2.5 Million

October 12, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

October 12, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that with our assistance the Village of Lancaster was one of four WNY communities selected to receive a $2.5 Million DRI/WNY Smart Growth Community Grant. These grants support projects that utilize existing infrastructure to encourage and promote walkable communities and sustainable development.

This funding was secured through the Regional Economic Development Council – WNY Downtown Revitalization Initiative and Smart Growth Community Fund.

Town of Orchard Park Police Department Awarded $176K

September 21, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

September 21, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park Police Department was awarded $176,875 to purchase ‘Compliant History & Record Management System’ software and hardware upgrades.

This funding was secured through the Bureau of Justice Statistics, NCS-X Implementation Grant.

Henrietta Fire District Awarded $669,182

September 7, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

September 7, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Henrietta Fire District was awarded $669,182, which will be paid out over a three year period, to add four career firefighters to their current staff.

This funding was secured through the FEMA SAFER – Hiring of Firefighters Activity Program.

Village of Spring Valley Awarded $91K

September 7, 2018 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

September 7, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Spring Valley was awarded $91,500 to aid in the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.

This funding was secured through the FEMA – SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grant program.

Seymour Library Awarded $75K

August 6, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Seymour Library, located in Brockport, NY, was awarded $75,301 to renovate two existing spaces at the library, into four study rooms for tutors, small group study and those looking for a quiet space to work.

This funding was secured through the NYS Education Department – Library Construction Grant Program.

Town of Orchard Park Awarded $100K

July 24, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Town of Orchard Park was awarded $100,575 for renovations to the Town/Village animal shelter to provide a safer, healthier environment for stray dogs.

This funding was secured through the New York State Companion Animal Capital Fund.

Beverly Animal Shelter Awarded $165K

July 12, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Beverly Animal Shelter was awarded $165,750 to build a new dog kennel with ten indoor/outdoor dog runs.

This funding was secured through the New York State Companion Animal Capital Fund.

Henrietta Fire District Awarded $125K

July 11, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Henrietta Fire District was awarded $125,000 for facility upgrades to their Dispatch Center.

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

Buffalo Public Schools/City of Buffalo Awarded $500K

July 9, 2018

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo Public Schools/City of Buffalo was awarded $500,000 for the planning/design of facility upgrades which will enhance access to Buffalo’s recreational and athletic opportunities.

This funding was secured through the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation.

$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.