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Common Council of the City of BuffaloCommunity organizers will gather on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Heights Tool Library

Buffalo, N.Y. – From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the University Heights Tool Library, lo- cated at 5 West Northrup Place in Buffalo, a group of community stakeholders will come together for “ReTree the District”, a project aiming to plant 1,000 trees across the University District over the next two years. Continue reading

ReTree the University Heights

retreethedistrict_header Bailey Avenue Business Association, Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, the University Heights Tool Library, and many more local residents, organizations and businesses are teaming up with the University Heights Collaborative to ReTree the District. This is a collaborative project that seeks to build partnerships across the University District to work towards a goal of planting 1,000 trees over the course of two years. Continue reading

Apply Now – WNY Economic Development Fund Grant

The WNY Power Proceeds Allocation Board is offering funding for Projects that support the growth of business in the State and thereby lead to the creation or maintenance of jobs.

Submit your WNYPPAB – Pre-Application anytime from March 4th through September 17th to be consider in any of the 4 rounds of grant consideration.

The following are examples of Eligible Projects: Continue reading

Allstate Entrepreneur Support Program sets up in Ken-Bailey area

allstateNine businesses in Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey business district are part of a new pilot program to grow their companies.

The Allstate Entrepreneur Support program was made possible because of a $75,000 Allstate Foundation grant and a partnership between the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL), the Bailey Avenue Business Association and UB’s Office of Government and Community Relations.

Read more at: Buffalo Business First