With billions of dollars at stake, a group of Kansas City-area foundations is funding an effort to ensure the most accurate count possible in next year's federal census. The initiative comes in the form of the Metro Kansas City Census Equity Fund, with grants of as much as $10,000 now available to nonprofits focusing on reaching populations at risk of being undercounted.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Kansas City Seeking Bigger Census Count
A desperate move to prove that local tourism, development and HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS worth of taxpayer subsidy is working . . . MARC and other civic cheerleaders are gearing up to boost local numbers which, sadly, also include an influx of homeless from downtown to midtown that might not signal the "momentum" that locals cheerleaders tout . . . Checkit: