Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Awards $2.5M Grant To Launch NY

Upstate New York, July 18, 2016 – Launch New York, Upstate New York’s first and only venture development organization (VDO), focused on making the 27 counties of Upstate a thriving hub of start-up business activity, today announced it has been awarded a $2.5M grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation. The largest single grant award received since Launch NY’s inception, these funds, distributed over two years, will support a 24-month initiative to optimize the impact of the current venture development organization’s infrastructure with capacity-building and strategic planning elements.

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Awards $2.5M To Launch NY