CNY Drones relies on annual corporate sponsors & individual donations for presentation of interactive exhibits & demonstrations, tech meets, workshops & competitions along with student mentoring, information hub updating, AND NOW – development of U.S. Drone Soccer for New York & New Jersey.
With your help, our volunteer team invests in Central New York’s future workforce. We provide drone-focused STEM events that introduce students & adults to the latest technology.
Our events connect students to educational & employment opportunities via
- technology-centered information
- sponsor exhibits
- great host locations such as SUNY Polytechnic Institute
- opportunities to mingle with technology company employees, other high school & college students, & our seasoned mentors
CNY Drones events are planned & run by members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of model aviation as a recognized sport as well as a recreational activity. We adhere to all AMA Safety Guidelines in addition to FAA Regulations in order to promote a safe flying community. The majority of our events are indoors.
CNY Drones exists under our fiscal agent, The Griffiss Institute, a 501c3 nonprofit talent and technology accelerator for the United States Department of Defense and an international network of academic, government and industry partners. CNY Drones relies on annual corporate sponsorship, individual donors, grants & volunteers to support all aspects of our programs.