Children and Youth Funding Report

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

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GOP Kansas Lawmakers Roll Back Tax Cuts, Override Veto

The Republican-dominated Kansas state legislature rolled back the deep tax cuts it approved seven years ago, overriding Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) veto and repudiating the conservative tax-cutting philosophy it represented. The vote followed years of frustration about the damaging impacts of tax cut...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

California STEM Efforts Receive San Diego Foundation Support: The San Diego Foundation gives $390,880 in grants to five programs designed to create opportunities and career pathways for students from underserved communities pursuing a degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathemati...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

California Annenberg Foundation Launches Philanthropic Technology Initiative: The Annenberg Foundation rolls out of an initiative aimed at exploring how the intersection of technology and philanthropy can benefit Los Angeles and its nonprofit community. The new initiative has launched two pilot pro...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

Colorado Daniels Fund Awards $58.8M in Grants and Scholarships: The Denver-based Daniels Fund awards grants and scholarships totaling $58.8 million, bringing its total giving since its inception in 2000 to more than $700 million. The total includes $41.4 million in grants to nonprofit organizations...

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Half of the States Face Revenue Shortfalls in FY 2017

This year, 25 states are facing or have addressed revenue shortfalls and more states expect mid-year revenue shortfalls than in any year since 2010, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers. The mid-year revenue shortfalls and resulting budget problems — some of which are d...

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Kansas’ Big Income Tax Cuts Failed, Governor Blocks Reversal

Bipartisan coalitions in both legislative houses in Kansas voted to reverse enormous tax cuts that Gov. Sam Brownback (R) touted as a model for other states and the nation, according to an analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Although the state Senate fell just short of the two-...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

California Lucas Museum Seeks Home in LA: The board of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has announced that the museum will be built in Los Angeles's Exposition Park. Star Wars creator George Lucas's personal collection of fine and popular art, including ephemera related to the Star Wars franchise,...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

California Ramona Foundation Supports Girls, Arts: The Ramona Community Foundation, an affiliate of the San Diego Foundation, distributes 10 ten grants totaling $39,700 to Ramona-area nonprofits. Recipients include Art Reach, Girls on the Run San Diego, the Ramona Junior Fair, and Heart and Hoove...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

Arizona ACF Aids Mentoring Efforts, Education and Community Development: The Arizona Community Foundation releases grants and scholarships totaling more than $17.5 million in its priority areas of quality education, health innovation, community improvement and development, environment and susta...

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