5 03, 2020

How much funding does Texas receive based on Census data?

2020-03-05T23:40:30-06:00Categories: Census 101, Government, News, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Expanding on recent research demonstrating that in Fiscal Year 2017 states and localities annually received over $1.5 trillion dollars in census-guided federal funding from 316 programs, George Washington University’s “Counting [...]

20 11, 2019

Featured Article: “New Report Says $1.5 Trillion in Federal Funding to States and Localities Annually Depends Upon Good Census Count” from The Census Project

2020-01-14T01:05:55-06:00Categories: Government, News, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

This originally appeared on The Census Project: As if the stakes for the 2020 Census were not already high, a new report released today shows that more than $1.5 trillion dollars a [...]

30 10, 2019

Data sheet: Federal Dollars from Five Key Census Programs (Texas Counties)

2019-10-30T19:53:59-05:00Categories: Community-Based Organizations & Non-Profits, Data, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This data sheet, "Federal Dollars from Five Key Census Programs (Texas Counties)" from George Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy, shows real-world examples of how Texas counties benefit from federal funding [...]

30 10, 2019

Overview: How businesses and the government use the census to make economic decisions, including community grants and investment, from the U. S. Census Business Coalition 

2019-10-30T19:15:10-05:00Categories: Businesses, Government, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brief overview from a nonpartisan coalition of business, associations and foundations on why an accurate census is crucial to economic development in America. Takeaways: Census data is important for businesses [...]

30 10, 2019

Talking Points: the importance of the Census for business

2019-10-30T18:47:46-05:00Categories: Businesses, Census 101, Government, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Major talking points for businesses about the value of the 2020 Census, with facts and insights. Takeaways: Each year approximately $800 billion in federal funding is allocated based on population [...]

25 10, 2019

Fact Sheet: Race and origin one-pager 2019, Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality

2019-10-25T12:27:33-05:00Categories: Census 101, Community-Based Organizations & Non-Profits, Data, How-To, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sample questions on race and origin for the 2020 Census, and a reminder from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality that accurate census data on race and origin are [...]

22 10, 2019

Census Business Roundtable from Public Private Strategies

2019-10-22T22:58:51-05:00Categories: Businesses, Census 101, Government, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Engaging the business community via roundtable conversations, and presenting the business case for getting involved. Takeaways: Census data helps the government invest more than $700 Billion in our communities Census [...]

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