Mayo Clinic awards $50K grant to Rochester nonprofit

(ABC 6 News) – Mayo Clinic announced through their Community Contributions Program, that they awarded the Collider Foundation, a Rochester nonprofit, a $50,000 grant.

The grant will help support Collider’s ongoing work to empower early stage entrepreneurs throughout Rochester. The work will help local “starters,” people who have an idea that they want to move forward with and operationalize their business plan and help them feel more connected and supported by the community and set them up for long term business success.

The grant will also allow for support of the foundation’s ongoing activities throughout 2023 including supporting its mission through events, education, and storytelling for the community to help foster an inclusive, diverse, and healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Amanda Leightner, executive director and entrepreneurial ecosystem builder at Collider says, “Collider is extremely grateful for Mayo Clinic’s continued interest in our work. Their generous support will help us continue to assist local entrepreneurs bring their business vision to life within the community.”

For more information on the Collider Foundation, CLICK HERE.