Brockport Research Institute
24 Brook Terrace
Brockport, New York 14420
1(585) 431- 3416
For Immediate Release
(Brockport, New York, April 2021) – Brockport Research Institute, a leading certified woman-owned business based in Western New York providing educational services, grant writing and consultation services, today announced that it has been named the recipient of the 2021 ATHENA Organizational Award® by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Women’s Council. This award was presented at the 35th Annual ATHENA International Awards ceremony on April 22, 2021.
The ATHENA International Awards is a leading awards program dedicated to honoring individuals and organizations that help build the next generation of women leaders. The program’s Organizational Award category celebrates organizations and businesses that are creating a culture where women can reach their full leadership potential and fostering women leadership opportunities both locally and nationally.
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Women’s Council praised Brockport Research Institute’s commitment to increasing professional opportunities for women experiencing career disruption, saying, “The corporate culture of positive, supportive development has shown the power of women helping one another succeed.”
“We are honored to receive this year’s ATHENA Organizational Award and are proud of the hard work and dedication our associates and staff bring to each project,” says Brockport Research Institute President and CEO Sara Silverstone. “Flexible work that utilizes and advances professional skills is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. This achievement reiterates our mission of providing mentorship, supporting our community, and creating a pipeline of women leaders.”
To date, Brockport Research Institute has won over $50 million in grant funding and has conducted over 40 evaluations for educational programs for clients in a range of fields including science, education, technology, and healthcare. They have served clients from throughout the United States, winning national grant awards for nonprofit and educational organizations.
About Brockport Research Institute
Founded in 2013, Brockport Research Institute offers grant writing, program evaluation, project management and professional development services to higher education, K12, and non profit clients. We pride ourselves in being a reliable resource for our clients who can count on us to give them focused, customized, and collaborative attention. Our personnel, which has grown to over 50 Associates and staff, come from diverse backgrounds and subject expertise. For more information, visit https://brockportresearchinstitute.com.
Sara Silverstone, Ph.D.
President & CEO, Brockport Research Institute