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Fwd: City Faces New Community Development Block Grant Cuts

  • Subject: [cg] Fwd: City Faces New Community Development Block Grant Cuts
  • From: adam36055@aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 17:38:03 -0400

Green Thumb and many public community gardening programs are funded by Federal Community Block Grants. 
In other words, without its Federal Community Development Block Grant, Green Thumb could lose its $5,000,000 or so of funding. Green Thumb has never been funded by the City of New York, so this could be quite serious. You can get the complete document from the IBO ( Independent Budget Office) message below. 
Seems that I'm full of great news lately...:(
Best wishes, 
Adam Honigman
-----Original Message-----
From: IBOenews <IBOenews@ibo.nyc.ny.us>
To: IBOenews <IBOenews@ibo.nyc.ny.us>
Sent: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 11:34:49 -0400
Subject: City Faces New Community Development Block Grant Cuts

New from IBO:
New York City uses its federal Community Development Block Grant to fund a variety of programs--from housing maintenance to child care to cleaning vacant lots. But federal funding of the block grant has been decreasing since 2001, and another significant cut is on the Congressional agenda.     
This new edition of Inside the Budget is included as an attached pdf file, and is available on IBO's Web site at www.ibo.nyc.ny.us/newsfax/insidethebudget141.pdf. To receive printed versions of this or any other IBO publication, e-mail us at ibo@ibo.nyc.ny.us or call (212) 442-0632. IBO also encourages you to forward this e-mail to friends or colleagues who may be interested in its contents.
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