Portland City Council today approved $68 million in Portland Children’s Levy community investments over the next three years providing opportunities in education, youth development and family support.
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The Allocation Committee approved $41.7 million out of an available $68 million for new three-year investments in Early Childhood, Child Abuse Prevention/Intervention and Foster Care. The AC will use the remaining balance for investments in After School, Mentoring and Hunger Relief at its May 4th meeting.
The Portland City Council has final approval on Allocation Committee decisions and will review these decisions, and those made at the May 4th AC meeting, in mid-June.
The Allocation Committee at its Monday meeting approved the remaining $26 million out of an available $68 million for new three-year investments in Hunger Relief, After School and Mentoring programs.
The Portland City Council has final approval on Allocation Committee decisions and will review these decisions, and those made at the April 24th AC meeting, in mid-June.
City Council recently approved the Allocation Committee's decision to allocate $5.1 million over three years (2020-2023) to continue the Community Childcare Initiative. The CCI grant means Levy funding will continue to support more than 300 children with annual access to affordable, high-quality childcare. Here's what one mom had to say:
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