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File #: 091404    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2010 In control: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 3/2/2010
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to the inclusion of the City of Milwaukee Housing Trust Fund as a participating recipient of donations in future City UPAF/Visions and Combined Giving campaigns.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY
Indexes: HOUSING TRUST FUND, PHILANTHROPY
Attachments: 1. Fiscal note, 2. Hearing Notice List
Number
091404
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. MURPHY
Title
Resolution relating to the inclusion of the City of Milwaukee Housing Trust Fund as a participating recipient of donations in future City UPAF/Visions and Combined Giving campaigns.
Analysis
This resolution adds the City’s Housing Trust Fund to the list of organizations and funds that are participating recipients of donations in the City’s future UPAF/Visions and Combined Giving campaigns.
Body
Whereas, The United Performing Arts Fund(UPAF) raises and allocates funds to 36 member and affiliate performing arts grounds through an annual, community-wide fundraising campaign; and

Whereas, The UPAF/Visions campaign is a workplace-giving program that raises funds from City of Milwaukee employees for both UPAF and various other non-profit entities (Visions organizations) that work to improve the quality of life in the Milwaukee community in such areas as education, culture, recreation and the environment; and

Whereas, The City’s Combined Giving Campaign is an annual fund drive in which City employees pool their resources to improve the quality of life in the Milwaukee community by contributing to umbrella groups of local nonprofit agencies, individual agencies within those umbrella groups, various designated unaffiliated agencies or other qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide health or human services in Wisconsin; and

Whereas, The City’s Housing Trust Fund was created in 2006 to provide financial support to developers and governmental entities in the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation and modification of affordable and accessible housing for low-income households, including households that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and to finance support services that assist low-income households in obtaining and maintaining affordable housing; and

Whereas, Since its creation, the Housing Trust Fund has awarded funding for the construction or rehabilitation...

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