September 22, 2023


education gives you strength

SBU Awarded Workforce Development Initiative Grant

St. Bonaventure University is one of 66 recipients of Workforce Development Initiative grants announced Tuesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo

The grants are federally funded and will support job training opportunities across the state for more than 3,600 New Yorkers adapting to the post-COVID economy, according to a news release from Cuomo’s office. 

“On behalf of all New Yorkers, I thank the essential workers who put themselves in harm’s way to save lives and care for their fellow New Yorkers, and recommit to supporting all workers who are helping in New York’s ongoing recovery,” Cuomo said. “These awards will provide thousands of workers with the training and skills they need to ‘Build Back Better.’”

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In total, nearly $9 million was awarded to businesses, schools, and community-based organizations across the state have been awarded nearly $9 million as part of the Workforce Development Initiative.

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