February 7, 2014
Upstate New York, February 7, 2014– The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today awarded Launch New York (Launch NY) a grant of $125,000 to fund The Entrepreneur Institute. The grant is one of 17 being made through the second annual Blackstone Organizational Grants Program, which targets organizations that focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. A total of $1.6 million is being awarded in 2014. Through this competitive program, The Blackstone Charitable Foundation is helping innovative organizations that directly support entrepreneurs to pilot, expand or replicate projects or programs that will catalyze the growth of successful businesses, industries, and communities.