Nonprofits ask NY for help with building repairs, upgrades


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos





More than 350 nonprofit organizations serving people throughout New York are urging state officials to increase funding for building repairs, technology upgrades and other critical improvements.

The groups held an infrastructure fair at the state Capitol Monday to highlight the need facing organizations that run community centers, health clinics and other non-profit facilities.

Since 2015 the state has awarded $120 million in grants to 237 nonprofits for renovations, building upgrades, new technology or additions like accessibility ramps. The state's nonprofit community is asking for an annual funding amount of $100 million.

Nancy Miller, head of a nonprofit that provides services for the blind, says state funding was essential when her organization built a new vocational center for young people in Rockland County.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

(No heading)

Read more »
Image

State Police at Monroe
Jan. 6
Christine M. Smerecki, 35, of Paramus, N.J., was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated,...

Read more »

Travel on I-84 in Pennsylvania to be restricted during storm
With an intense winter storm expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state of...
Read more »
Image

Crystal Run Healthcare donated 550 toys during holiday
MIDDLETOWN – This holiday season, Crystal Run Healthcare helped spread joy to more than 550 local children, the company said in a press release.
For the 16th...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Chester, NY