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Medaille College Awarded $1.2 M

May 31, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Medaille College was awarded a $1.2 Million Upward Bound Math Science Grant paid out at $257,500 per year for five years. Upward Bound is designed to assist high school students from low-income families and from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree in completing their secondary education and enrolling in and graduating from institutions of postsecondary education.

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

Franklinville CSD Awarded $16K

May 30, 2017 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

May 30, 2017

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Franklinville Central School District was awarded $16,000 in support of their After School Recreational Programing.  Programs allow Pre-K to 8th grade students the opportunity to receive tutoring, increase their physical fitness levels, and engage socially with peers by playing a variety of team sports.

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

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.

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.

Pioneer Central School District Awarded $5,992

October 26, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

October 26, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Pioneer Central School District was awarded $5,992 to support the Arcade Elementary School Library’s STEM/STEAM Unit of Learning.  This program of Science, Technology, Engineering Arts and Mathematics is designed to help nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity.

This funding was secured through the James Patterson/Scholastic Reading Club School Library Grant Program.

Franklinville CSD Awarded $4,890

September 27, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

September 22, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Franklinville Central School District was awarded $4,890 to purchase LEGO Mindset Robotic Sets for use by the Lego Innovation Club.

This funding was secured through the Best Buy Foundation Community Grant Program.

Franklinville CSD Awarded $3K

September 1, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

September 1, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Franklinville CSD was awarded $3,566 to purchase ‘Engage Literacy’ level texts for students qualifying for reading intervention services.

This funding was secured through the Dollar General Youth Literacy Program.

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.