Governor awards $21.3M to 35 colleges and universities for construction

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $21.3 million in grants for capital projects at 35 colleges and universities across New York.

Projects include, but are not limited to, the construction of new residence halls and conference facilities, athletic facility expansions and the equipping of state-of-the-art science facilities with innovative technology and equipment.

New classroom spaces and sustainable, safety and structural improvements are also among the quality of learning and life enhancements being completed.

The funding amounts awarded by region are:

– Capital Region: $1.3 million

– Finger Lakes: $2.3 million

– Long Island: $3.3 million

– Mohawk Valley: $312,711

– Mid-Hudson: $3.7 million

– North Country: $825,385

– New York City: $5.9 million

– Western NY: $3.6 million

The funding comes from the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program and is awarded by the HECap Board.


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