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12 Cities Awarded 'Innovation Delivery Team' Grants from Bloomberg Philanthropies
"Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 12 U.S. cities have been selected to participate in the $45 million expansion of its Innovation Teams program," according to an announcement on the Bloomberg Philanthropies website. "The program aims to improve the capacity of City Halls to effectively design and implement new approaches that improve citizens’ lives – relying on data, open innovation, and strong project and performance management to help mayors address pressing urban challenges."
"The grants announced today will go to the U.S. cities of Albuquerque, NM; Boston, MA; Centennial, CO; Jersey City, NJ; Long Beach, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Mobile, AL; Minneapolis, MN; Peoria, IL; Rochester, NY; Seattle, WA; and Syracuse, NY."
Five cities received grants as part of the original round of funding in August.