Fairfax County is putting together a survey to direct funding for the Consolidated Community Funding Pool — which goes to help local nonprofits and organizations. The County is looking for public input on where the biggest needs are.
The goal of the fund is supplement the county’s ability to fill human services needs.
“To determine how these funds should be allocated, Fairfax County, with significant community input, establishes categories that are reflective of the needs residents feel are most important in their communities,” the County said in a press release. “In preparation for the next funding cycle, the county seeking your insight on our current category areas”
The categories are:
- Financial Stability
- Food and Nutrition
- Literacy/Educational Development/Attainment
- Positive Behaviors and Healthy Relationships
- Support/Community/Social Networks
A survey for prioritizing needs is available online, and responses are welcome until Friday, Oct. 30. All responses will be kept anonymous.
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