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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.

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.

Buffalo City Mission Awarded $5K

June 25, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

June 25, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo City Mission was awarded $5,000 to off-set costs of field trip/class fees and transportation during the Summer Kids’ Academic Time Enrichment (SKATE) 6-week summer camp. This program engages homeless children living at Cornerstone Manor, as well as, children living in the nearby East Side neighborhoods in a free summertime academic and enrichment program.

This funding was secured through the Marks Family Foundation.