Grant Opportunity: Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council

Round 7 of the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) is now open for projects seeking support from up to $800 million of available funding via dozens of State agency programs. The CFA is the entry point for access to economic development funding in NYS.
Due Date: Applications accepted until July 28th at 4:00pm.
May 25, 2017: Next Public Meeting for the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council
The Finger Lakes Region’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan consists of three industry clusters, or pillars, that will act as the core drivers of job and output growth: Optics, Photonics, and Imaging; Agriculture and Food Production; and Next Generation Manufacturing and Technology.
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Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the CFA Application process for funding from the Finger Lakes Economic Development Council.


Bike to School Day Facebook Giveaway

Enter the Bike to School Day Facebook Giveaway challenge for a chance to win 10 Schwinn bikes and 20 Schwinn helmets for Your School!

By 11:59 p.m. PDT on Bike to School Day (May 10):

Register a Bike to School Day event on
Like the Walk and Bike to School Day page on Facebook (either through your personal account or school account).
Submit a response to the question “How could your school use ten bikes and twenty helmets?” by Wednesday, May 10.

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Grant Opportunity: Exemplary School Models and Practices (ESMP), A New York State My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Due Date: June 9, 2017
Eligibility: Large city, New York City, Rural High Needs, Urban/ Suburban High Needs, or NYS public school districts contracted to provide educational services to American Indian reservation populations.
Amount: The maximum award is $140,000 each year for the three-year period. There is a 15% matching funds requirement.

Purpose: The purpose of the ESMP grant is to close the achievement gap and increase academic achievement and college and career readiness (CCR) of students in urban school districts, with an emphasis on boys and young men of color. Grants are awarded to districts that will develop and/or expand exemplary high quality college and career readiness school models, programs and practices that demonstrate cultural and linguistic responsiveness, and emphasize the needs of boys and young men of color.


Grant Opportunity: Farash Foundation Arts and Culture Gift Program

Due Date: Registration due by May 23, 2017.
June 21, 2017: Gifts Announced
Eligibility: 501(c)(3) organizations based in Monroe or Ontario counties (NYS) that are not classified as private foundations or Type III supporting organizations under Section 509.
Purpose: The focus of “Recognizing Our Creative Community: The Farash Arts and Culture Gift Program” has been on institutions that have a primary objective of the promotion of the arts and/or culture through the expression, teaching, or application of human creative skills and imagination, typically in audio, visual, or performance medium.
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Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the application process for funding from the Farash Foundation.


Grant Opportunity: New York State Division of Criminal Justice- Aid to Crime Laboratories

Application Deadline: May 25, 2017 12:00 noon
Purpose: To enhance the capacity of local crime laboratories to process evidence submissions in a timely manner. Funding for personnel, consultants, overtime, lab equipment, and accreditation.
Eligibility: Accredited crime labs in NYS
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Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the application process for the Aid to Crime Laboratories grant.