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Commission should vet all grants


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 04, 2013

~~<p>The leadership of the City Council seems unwilling to support the newly created system for evaluating grant requests, judging by the rhetoric coming out of Honolulu Hale.</p>
<p>Grants in aid have provided the conduit Council members have used to pipe appropriations to nonprofit organizations in their districts. The money available for such grants fell short in the wake of the economic recession, but voters enabled a minimum amount to be set aside for the grants, even during hard times.</p>
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The leadership of the City Council seems unwilling to support the newly created system for evaluating grant requests, judging by the rhetoric coming out of Honolulu Hale.

Grants in aid have provided the conduit Council members have used to pipe appropriations to nonprofit organizations in their districts. The money available for such grants fell short in the wake of the economic recession, but voters enabled a minimum amount to be set aside for the grants, even during hard times. Login for more...



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