Brief Innovations in NYC Health and Human Services Policy: Procurement and Shared Services
Carol J. De Vita, Sarah L. Pettijohn
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Nonprofit organizations are a vital partner to government in the delivery of human services. Through government contracts, nonprofits deliver a broad range of essential services to local residents. This brief examines three New York City initiatives to improve procurement, save money, and help city agencies and local nonprofits function more efficiently. Undertaken with guidance from the Strengthening Nonprofits Task Force, these initiatives feature innovative uses of electronic storage and information sharing. This brief is one in a series examining selected social service initiatives undertaken during the Bloomberg administration.
Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Social safety net
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Federal urban policies Families with low incomes