Foundation announces 2019-20 Ross Fund recipients

The Binghamton University Foundation announced the recipients of the 2019-20 Stephen David Ross University and Community Projects Fund grants.

• Immigrant Legal Services Clinic Internship and Training Program, a collaboration between the Binghamton University Human Rights Institute and the American Civic Association (ACA), received a $10,500 grant to create, train and sustain competitive student internships in the ACA’s immigrant legal services clinic.

The Human Rights Institute and ACA will partner to select and train interns to support three attorneys serving people in Broome County who require assistance accessing immigration services and legal protections.

• The Mansion Community Center: Resident-driven Neighborhood Improvement, a collaboration between the Binghamton University Neighborhood Heritage and Sustainability Project and Safe Streets, received a $4,000 grant to upgrade the Mansion Community Center food pantry serving the North of Main Neighborhood.

Established in 1998, the Stephen David Ross University and Community Projects Fund is administered through the Binghamton University Foundation to foster effective working partnerships between Binghamton University and the community. Application guidelines are online.

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