Syracuse awarded $3 million grant to support economic growth, tech industry

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Syracuse will use a $3 million grant to boost its technology industry and provide job training for city residents.

JPMorgan Chase awarded the grant as part of the Advancing Cities‘ initiative that provides financial resources to cities struggling to achieve economic growth. The granted money will be used for the Syracuse Surge plan Mayor Ben Walsh announced in January, said Dominic Robinson, the vice president of economic inclusion at CenterState Corporate for Economic Opportunity.

The Surge includes a series of projects to revitalize the city’s economy and expand its tech industry. Several organizations worked together on the granted application, including the city of Syracuse, Onondaga County, Syracuse University, Le Moyne College and the Allyn Family Foundation.



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