View New York’s Empire State Development Announces Opening of Application Period for the $10 Million “Workforce Development Challenge”; Western NY Counties Eligible to Apply

Empire State Development has announced applications are available for the $10 million "Workforce Development Challenge," a Buffalo Billion 2 initiative that will ensure the Western New York region's workforce pipeline is being responsive to industry demands. It is designed to promote and invest in innovative approaches to workforce training for underserved populations. Not-for-profit organizations in Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Allegany counties could be eligible to receive at least $250,000. Applications, which are due at 4 p.m. Friday, May 18, are available HERE, along with program information.