NEW YORK, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genspace NYC is delighted to announce receipt of a gift of $350,000 from the Simons Foundation. This generous contribution will help strengthen our organization's infrastructure and expand our facilities and programming.
"We are particularly happy for the support by the Simons Foundation because they strive to stimulate a deeper interest and understanding of science among students, professionals and the public. This is the core of our mission as well," said Genspace Executive Director Dr. Ellen Jorgensen. "Genspace is well-known for our ability to leverage the vast intellectual and creative resources of our community to provide outstanding outreach and education experiences at low cost for adults and students. The gift from the Simons Foundation ensures that our efforts will be sustainable into the future, and we are very grateful for their support."
Genspace NYC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to modern bioscience through a laboratory facility in Brooklyn, NY that is available for use by the general public. We provide programming in science education and outreach, and facilitate grassroots innovation in the biosciences. Contact [email protected] for more information.
The Simons Foundation's mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences. More information at simonsfoundation.org
Contact: [email protected], 347-470-1265
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