Press Releases

23
Sep

KeyBank Business Boost & Build to Host Entrepreneurial Networking Event in Syracuse

The KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, powered by JumpStart, will host an entrepreneurial networking event on Monday September 30th from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The event will take place at The Creator’s Lounge, located at 2223 South Salina Street in Syracuse. This informal networking session is hosted by the program’s local community partners; CenterState CEO, South Side Innovation Center, WISE

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23
Jul

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $100K to Per Scholas to Help Diversify the Tech Workforce in Columbus

The KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, has awarded $100,000 in funding to Per Scholas Inc. in Columbus through the KeyBank Center for Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth. Per Scholas was founded more than 20 years ago with a mission to open doors to transformative technology careers for individuals from overlooked communities. This funding will help Per

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23
Jan

Akron Urban League Launches “Ignite” Program

Powerful New Collaboration Between Akron Urban League and ConxusNEO is Funded by the KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program Under the new leadership of Interim President & CEO, Larry D. Chadwick, Akron Urban League, located at 440 Vernon Odom Blvd. in Akron, Ohio, has officially launched “Ignite,” its newest demand-driven, career-oriented, workforce development program, to benefit the citizens of the Greater Akron Community, Summit County and beyond.

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6
Nov

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program to Host November Networking Event & Pitch Competition for Buffalo Entrepreneurs

Events are an opportunity to encourage collaboration among local entrepreneurs and small business owners This month, the KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, will hold two events—a networking event and a pitch competition—to highlight opportunities for entrepreneurs in Buffalo and encourage local collaboration. The networking event, entitled “The Buffalo Entrepreneur’s Social,” will take place on Wednesday, November 14th from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Foundry

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11
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $110K to Center for Economic Growth, Community Loan Fund and Excelsior Growth Fund to Fund Collaboration in New York’s Capital Region

Program awards grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities Today, the KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, awarded $110,000 to the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) in collaboration with two other Capital Region nonprofits, the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region (CLFCR) and Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF). CEG is the Capital Region’s chief economic

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10
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $120K to Akron Urban League and ConxusNEO

Grant will Fund New Project to Address Unemployment and Underemployment Among Minorities

3
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered By JumpStart, Awards $100K To i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS To Expand Coding Boot Camps

Grant will Also Fund New Programs to Help Minority Entrepreneurs Build Digital Literacy Skills

1
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $115,000 to Syracuse’s CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity

Program will celebrate National Small Business Month by awarding grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities The KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart, is celebrating the start of National Small Business Month by awarding $115,000 to Syracuse’s CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CenterState CEO). This funding will

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1
May

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $100,000 to Urban League of Rochester and Ibero-American Action League

Program will celebrate National Small Business Month by awarding grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities

30
Apr

KeyBank Business Boost & Build Program, Powered by JumpStart, Awards $100,000 to Excelsior Growth Fund and Westminster Economic Development Initiative

Program will celebrate National Small Business Week by awarding grants across Upstate New York to help economic development organizations connect with small businesses in underrepresented communities