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Romney Budget Proposals Would Put All Domestic Programs on Chopping Block

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's proposals to cap total spending, boost defense payments, cut taxes and balance the budget would require significant reductions in non-defense programs, especially those for children and youth. According to a new analysis by the Center on Budget and Po...

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(FY 2011 BUDGET) Congress OKs Temporary Funding Measure, Recesses

With one day to spare before the deadline, Congress passes and sends to President Obama a continuing resolution (CR) to keep all federal programs funded when the new fiscal year begins on Friday. Obama is expected to sign it Thursday before the new fiscal year begins on Oct. 1. The House voted 228-...

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(FUNDERS) Grantmakers Will Be Stronger, More Focused After Crisis

Despite projections showing that foundation giving will likely decline by more than 10% this year, experts expect that grantmakers will become stronger and more focused having weathered the current economic crisis. Giving in 2009 hit a wall, dropping off sharply as funders reduced or eliminated the...

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(FUNDERS) IRS Issues Public Charity Re-Granting Rules

A new ruling from the Internal Revenue Service indicates that it will allow public foundations or other public charities that have made the 501(h) election to rely on the rules that already govern grantmaking by private foundations, experts tell CYF.  While private foundations have had the be...

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(BUDGET) Breath Easy, Government Won't Shut Down

Just hours before the end of FY 2009 (Sept 30), the Senate voted 62-38,to approve a continuing resolution (CR) that will keep the government running through the end of October. The House passed the same measure last week and the bill was signed by President Obama, keeping the government afloat. The...

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(NEWS) Freddie Mac Foundation

Deadline: NA.    The Freddie Mac Foundation, the giving arm of the government lender, usually funds a wide range of programs, including those that promote stable homes, stable families, youth development, better foster care and adoption, and those which end homelessness. However, because ...

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(CONGRESS) Back from Recess, Lawmakers Make Health Reform Top Priority

As Congress returns from its August recess, the subject of federal health reform legislation is front and center. The goal among leaders in the House and Senate is to pass as comprehensive a bill as possible this fall. And while leaders are still leaving open the option of employing parliamentary m...

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(HEALTH CARE) Private Sector Health Reform Could Shrink Future Budget Deficits

Even as lawmakers take heat back home over the health care reform debate, a new analysis shows that if the United States can get private health care costs under control, federal budget deficits will not rise uncontrollably in the future. According to an updated analysis by the Center for Economic a...

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(EDUCATION/TRAINING) New Guidance May Direct Upcoming DOL Funding

A new White House's Council of Economic Advisers guidance offers insight into upcoming Labor Dept. funding, especially in the workforce investment fields. Preparing the Workers of Today for the Jobs of Tomorrow offers an overview of how the United States labor market is expected to grow and develo...

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(HEALTH) Cure Autism Now

Deadline: Pending.    Cure Autism Now (CAN) and Autism Speaks have postponed the 2009 grants funding initiative, due to the challenging economic circumstances. However, Autism Speaks hopes to issue a new Pilot Request for Applications for 2010, staffers tell CYF. The purpose of these gra...

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