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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.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $20K

March 21, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

March 21, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $20,000 to hire a Human Resource consultant.

This funding was secured through the WNY Foundation.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $675

February 9, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

January 8, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded a $675 travel grant to attend the annual conference of the Association of Children’s Museums.

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

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $4,905

December 17, 2015 by Heather Milone in Latest News

December 17, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $4,950 to create a “Life on the Erie Canal” program for children ages 5-12.

This funding was secured through the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

Explore & More Children’s Museum Awarded $1,175

December 9, 2015 by Heather Milone in Latest News

December 9, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services Explore & More Children’s Museum was awarded $675 to present a ‘Cultural Day’ at Buffalo Public School #30 and $500 to present a ‘Colombia Day’ at the Museum as part of celebrating world cultures.

This funding was secured through the Families of FANA Foundation.

Village of Brockport Awarded $1K

October 16, 2015 by Heather Milone in Latest News

October 16, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $1,000 in support of preserving significant Village of Brockport historic photographs dating from the 19th and 20th Centuries. The collection is housed in the Emily L. Knapp Museum and Library of Local History.

This funding was secured through the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

Village of Brockport Awarded $3K

October 14, 2015 by Heather Milone in Latest News

October 14, 2015

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Village of Brockport was awarded $3,000 to complete a Handicap Accessibility Study for the Emily L. Knapp Museum.

This funding was secured through the Preservation League of NYS—Technical Assistance Grant Program.