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Quarterly Report: Congressional Funding Updates

July 2, 2014 Quarterly Report: Announcements and Recap  This Quarterly Report includes a preview of key upcoming activities for advocates through September, as well as a review of major developments from the last quarter. Specifically, this issue reviews: McKinney-Vento Funding Update; Veterans Funding Update;         Policy Update Webinar;   Capitol Hill Day 2014;  and Opening Doors Comment Period.   McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants Funding Update Congress is continuing its work on fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants . To recap activity to date, the Administration has proposed a funding level of $2.406 billion for McKinney in FY 2015, a fantastic $300 million increase over the FY 2014 funding level. This funding level would get us a long way

Alliance Publishes 'Research Agenda to End Homelessness'

July 1, 2014      ISSUES   |   POLICY   |   SOLUTIONS   |   NEWS & EVENTS Forward Editor: Emanuel Cavallaro Spotlight On... Alliance Publishes 'Research Agenda to End Homelessness' The Alliance has published "A Research Agenda for Ending Homelessness," a resource intended to inform government agencies and funders about pressing unanswered research questions on homelessness and interventions designed to end homelessness. The agenda should help funders, both private and public, develop research that will help make policy and practice more effective. The Alliance's Homeless Research Institute (HRI) developed the agenda with the Alliance's Research Council , a group of leading academic and policy researchers. The research agenda is divided into three categories: The Scope and Demographics of Homelessness; The Efficacy of Interventions; and System Planning and Inf

RE: [MARHMIS] Tracking meals - HMIS, or, other software?

Good morning. CACH just set up a program which sounds similar to the one you refer to.  We are early in the implementation so I have so real feedback for you except that Bowman confirmed that the Client Served report in ServicePoint can definitely be used to track this information. Alternately, they said you can create an ART report that will also track this information. I doubt we’ll do that. Anyway, I can stay in touch w/ you about how this goes.  Good luck. - Deb From: [] On Behalf Of Blechertas, Kelly A. Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:26 AM To: '' Subject: [MARHMIS] Tracking meals - HMIS, or, other software? Hi everyone, This might be slightly off-topic (or, maybe not!) but I have a faith-based organization looking for help finding a fast and efficient way to track the clients they serve meals to at their daily hot meal program. Some of these clients are in their hou