Daines Secures Over $1 Million for Community Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Funding supports Montana’s low-income communities, homeless, elderly
U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be directing $1,258,912 to Montana through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program.
“This critical funding will support Montana’s most vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic including low-income individuals and families and Montana seniors,” Daines said. “I’m glad to have worked to secure these resources for our communities and I will continue working to ensure Montana’s local needs are met during this crisis.”
The CSBG funding supports projects that:
- Lessen poverty in communities
- Address the needs of low-income individuals including the homeless and the elderly
- Provide services and activities addressing employment, education, better use of available income, housing, nutrition, emergency services and/or health
Daines fought to secure $1 billion in funding for the CSBG program in the Phase Three Coronavirus Economic Recovery Package.
For more information on the funding, click HERE.
Daines has been leading the efforts in Congress to respond to the coronavirus outbreak impacting the country. To read about Daines’ COVID-19 related efforts, click HERE.
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