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GENERATE

 

WE HAVE BIG GAPS IN OUR FEDERAL, STATE AND PRIVATE FUNDING, HOW DO WE GENERATE NEW LOCAL RESOURCES?

Localities across the country have come up with a myriad of innovative methods of generating new funding for children and youth. When trying to generate new funding, localities must: research potential new revenue sources and funding mechanisms; build a case around the needs of youth and children in their community and gaps in their current budget; and build a coalition of engaged stakeholders to influence and advocate for their initiative. When generating new revenue, it’s also necessary to plan for the strategic administration of this new funding and design an accountability infrastructure (see 'Evaluate.')