The Veteran Watchmakers Initiative received a grant from the Welfare Foundation to start the fit-out of training space. The Welfare Foundation is a member of Philanthropy Delaware.
From Delaware Public Media
The Veteran Watchmakers Initiative and its 16-month old Odessa Center for Horological Excellence are receiving a $30,000 grant from M&T Bank just as its first class of watchmakers gets ready to graduate.
Former Coast Guard Member Jim Gardner is one of five completing the program. “This has been a great opportunity for me. I fell in love with watchmaking,” said Gardner. “I can’t wait to get out in the field and take advantage of it.”
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