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State Fiscal and Low-Income Initiatives Project

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $600,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2012–December 31, 2013
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant provides ongoing support to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities for their State Fiscal and Low-Income Initiatives Project. The overall goal of this project is to conduct strategic analyses of federal and state budget priorities and fiscal policies and programs that impact low-income populations. This grant will also support the grantee’s continued work to promote policy initiatives, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, which help low-income working families. To accomplish these goals, the grantee will: monitor changes to the social safety net; prepare strategy papers and analyses of fiscal policies; facilitate networking at the state and local level for low-income advocates; and provide strategic and technical assistance to state and local policymakers, program administrators, and nonprofit organizations working on issues affecting low-income families. Located in Washington, DC, this organization is one of the premier policy research institutions in the United States.