Thursday, 24 March 2022 13:41

Local Universities Receive Nearly $150M in Funding

CAPITAL REGION — Just over a year since the passage of the American Rescue Plan, Congressman Paul D. Tonko announced nearly $150 million in funding to universities and other educational institutes serving Capital Region students. 

These landmark investments are already helping make institutions of higher education – especially community college – more affordable during the COVID-19 pandemic, while ensuring Capital Region students stay on track to graduate. At least half of these funds are set aside to provide direct financial relief to students. 

In addition to several million in awards to various education institutions, this slate of funding for Capital Region colleges and universities under the American Rescue Plan includes: 

• $44,253,101 for SUNY Albany

• $18,397,446 for Hudson Valley 

   Community College (HVCC) 

• $17, 715,152 for SUNY 

   Schenectady County 

   Community College 

• $13,642,165 for Rensselaer 

  Polytechnic Institute (RPI) 

• $9,324,647 for the 

   College of Saint Rose 

• $6,901,679 for Siena College 

• $5,325,807 for 

   SUNY Fulton-Montgomery 

• $4,953,656 for Russell Sage College 

• $4,175,642 for Skidmore College

• $3,050,052 for Union College 

• $2,421,762 for Maria College 

• $2,374,390 for the 

   Albany College of Pharmacy 

• $2,092,252 for Excelsior College 

• $548,501 for 

   Albany Medical College

• $324,909 for 

   Albany School of Law 

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