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New York Thruway Alliance

Interfaith Action

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Building Organized Communities
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2006–June 30, 2008
  • Location Rochester, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse

About this grant

This grant will enable Interfaith Action to house the New York Thruway Alliance, a coalition of PICO and Gamaliel-affiliated organizations in Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany and Rochester. The goal of the alliance is to build a leadership and constituency base to address issues of economic development and urban reinvestment in the upstate region of New York.Interfaith Action is the Rochester, New York-affiliate of the PICO National Network. Started in 1994 as a result of a community meeting called to examine the challenges confronting Rochester-area families, Interfaith Action now includes 16 member congregations working together to improve the city and the Upstate New York region.