About The City Fund

Written by city-admin on September 14, 2020 in Uncategorized with no comments.

Background

Safer, Stronger DC Community Partnerships is part of the District’s overall public safety agenda. This broad-based prevention strategy is rooted in public health with the recognition that reducing community violence is not accomplished through law enforcement alone. The approach fosters a community-oriented model to crime prevention and public safety.

City Fund Issue Area Priorities

The City Fund was created to support a prosperous and sustainable city for all. Through seven different issue areas, the City Fund seeks to enhance the optimal development and well-being of children and families; utilize place-based strategies designed to efficiently and effectively address significant neighborhood needs; employ the use of parent, resident and civic engagement leadership strategies; and preserve established and institutional community anchors. The goals for each issue area represent the inclusive and equitable opportunity for all populations to be served.

Arts

Goal

To nurture creative talent and entrepreneurial enterprises and support innovative and cultural neighborhood institutions by:

Education

Goal

To improve educational outcomes by:

Environment

Goal

To create a community environment more conducive for healthy living by:

Health

Goal

To promote health and prevent and control chronic diseases and illnesses that disproportionately impact the targeted communities:

Public Safety

Goal

To create communities that are conducive to healthy living by:

Senior and Disability Services

Goal

To ensure that seniors and disabled residents are active, connected, healthy, engaged and happy in their environment by:

Workforce Development

Goal

To ensure that all community residents are equipped with the necessary skills and abilities to thrive by:

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