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Village of Orchard Park Awarded $500

December 22, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

December 22, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Orchard Park was awarded $500 in support of their Quaker Arts Concert series.

This funding was secured through the NYS Council of the Arts.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $23K

December 9, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

December 9, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $23,000 in support of their ‘Tinkering for the Future’ program. Through the Tinkering Program, participants will hone in on their critical thinking skills, team building, problem solving, listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills.

This funding was secured through National Grid.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $40K

December 9, 2016 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 9, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $40,000 in cultural funding.

This funding was secured through the Erie county Department of Environment & Planning.

$1,602,497 IN CONSOLIDATED FUNDING AWARDS

December 8, 2016 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded, Latest News

December 8, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services grant funding in the amount of $1,602,497 was secured in the Sixth Round of the NYS Consolidated Funding Application – Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.

Individual Client Awards:

Town of Somers was awarded $847,500 for Lake Shenorock Stormwater Improvement Project through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation – WQIP.

Village of Albion was awarded $499,605 to Rebuild Bullard Park through the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.

Town of Macedon was awarded $191,862 for Village Dissolution Implementation through the NYS Department of State.

Village of Lancaster was awarded $40,000 to complete an Updated Strategic Plan for the Central Business District through Empire State Development.

Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $23,500 for Erie Canal Programming through the NYS Council on the Arts.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $2K

December 8, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

December 8, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $2,000 in support of their Encompass Program. Encompass programming is mission-aligned to foster curiosity, creativity and imagination in children and provides free educational activities at underserved urban and rural area libraries throughout Erie County.

This funding was secured through the Royal Bank of Canada Foundation.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $885

August 1, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

August 1, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services  was awarded $885 to fund ‘Iroquois Day of Sharing’. This project is a day-long sharing of Native American Culture, including storytelling, hands-on activities, and lessons about the food traditions of the culture.

This funding was secured through the New York Council of the Humanities.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $500K

July 15, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $500,000 toward their capital campaign for the new museum at Canalside. This will include sponsorship of the Museum Café at the new Canalside museum and Explore & More’s assistance with first grade curriculum for the Westminster Community Charter School.

This funding was secured through the M&T Charitable Foundation.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $5K

June 26, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

June 27, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $5,000 in support of their EnCompass Outreach Program, which presents educational activities at libraries in economically disadvantaged urban and rural areas of Erie County. EnCompass programming is designed to foster curiosity, creativity and imagination in children through hands-on exhibits and activities.

This funding was secured through the Josephine Goodyear Foundation.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $11K

April 5, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

April 5, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $11,750 to help create a ‘Life on the Erie Canal Program’ focused on the early decades of the Erie Canal and fully accessible to children of all abilities. Funding will allow collaboration with the UB Center for Inclusive Design & Environmental Access in order to develop program activities that support the full integration of children with learning disabilities into the play environment.

This funding was secured through The Peter & Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation.

Village of Brockport Awarded $500

March 9, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

March 9, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $500 in support of “Low Bridge, High Water: A Canal Opening Celebration.” This festival will signal the opening of the canal to boat traffic.

This funding was secured through the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor – 2016 Event and Festival Sponsorship Program.