Galvanize Inc., the dynamic tech-education community, has been awarded $1.3 million in funding from the State of New York as an incentive to bring Galvanize to New York City and the State of New York. The funding is made available through the State’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) 2016 Awards, and will be used to support Galvanize's East Coast expansion.
@galvanize awarded $1.3 million by NYC Regional Economic Development Council for East Coast expansion
“Our core mission,” said Galvanize CEO Jim Deters, “is to give anyone who has the aptitude and ability for the rigors of our program, access to the latest in tech education and to the network of support they will need to acquire a fulfilling job in the 21st century economy. Our mission is in harmony with the State and City’s commitment to create opportunities for upward mobility. We are grateful to Governor Cuomo and the Empire State Development board. We see this grant as not only an investment in Galvanize, but also in the future of New York. We look forward to being a partner with the City and the State in building that future.”
Galvanize was selected as part of a multi-tiered, competitive application process through New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's yearly REDC investment and economic development process. The New York City (NYC) REDC chose Galvanize as a regional economic development priority because the campus will help advance the City’s Opportunity Agenda.Read Complete Article