Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

7002-1506 - Working Cities Tech Assistance Grants




Account Description FY 2016
Spending
FY 2017
House 2
7002-1506 Working Cities Tech Assistance Grants
For the Working Cities Challenge, competitive technical assistance grants to be administered by the executive office of housing and economic development, in coordination with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, to provide multi-year support to initiatives that advance cross-sector collaboration among the public, private and non-profit sectors; provided, that, in order to qualify for funding, a project proposal shall catalyze and accelerate initiatives that create new or stronger working relationships between key institutions, agencies, organizations and businesses within municipalities with: (i) a population of greater than 35,000 and less than 250,000; (ii) a median family income that is below the median of those similarly-sized municipalities; and (iii) a median poverty rate that is above the median for those similarly-sized municipalities; provided further, that the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston shall identify additional program eligibility requirements; and provided further, that the private sector and other institutions shall contribute to this program an amount that is at least equal to the total state appropriation for this program
500,000 500,000

 
 


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