Innovative Government

October 4, 1996

Innovative Government

Is your office trailblazing its way to government reform? If so, you may qualify for a $100,000 grant from the Ford Foundation in its annual Innovations in American Government awards program.

The foundation is now accepting applications for the 1997 awards, which will award 10 government programs $100,000 each and another 15 programs $20,000 each.

The awards program, co-sponsored by the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, is now in its 11th year. It has awarded over $10 million to creative and effective government programs. The awards have been open to federal agencies since 1995.

Applications for the 1997 awards, which must be received by January 8, 1997, are available by calling 1-800-722-0074 or from the Innovations in American Government Web site.

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