WASHINGTON – Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced the first eight cities it has selected to participate in a new pilot program to improve life in America’s cities.
Chattanooga, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Kansas City, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Jackson, Mississippi; Seattle and New Orleans will be the first to benefit from the What Works Cities Initiative. The project intends to spend $42 million over three years to help U.S. cities address issues like economic development, public health, crime and transportation.
Bloomberg Philanthropies handles all the charitable giving of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I).
Whats Works Cities officially launched in April, read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com