The City of Niagara Falls will receive a $132,000 grant from the state to help turn a former fire hall on HIghland Avenue into a training center for the Isaiah 61 Project, which provides job training through the renovation of vacant homes.
The Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. will share a $300,000 grant with five other tourism promotion agencies in Western New York to develop a branding plan for the region.
The funding announcements were made Wednesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as part of the regional economic development council awards. As a whole, Western New York got $60.8 million.
Check out the list of awards from across the state:
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