Bloomberg Philanthropies expands Innovation Teams program to 7 new cities around the globe
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January 12, 2017

Bloomberg Philanthropies expands Innovation Teams program to 7 new cities around the globe

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that seven cities across the globe have been selected for the latest expansion of its Innovation Teams program. The program helps City Halls drive bold innovation, change culture, and tackle big problems to deliver better results for residents.

Multi-year grants will be awarded to help cities create better results for a range of pressing problems – from tackling poverty and neighborhood revitalization to recruiting and retaining public employees. Cities include Be’er Sheva in Israel, Toronto in Canada, as well as Anchorage, AK; Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD; Detroit, MI; and Durham, NC in the United States.

“Mayors must always be looking for new ways to improve the critical services that people depend on. Our Innovation Teams program helps mayors do that by giving city governments around the world the capacity to make their innovative ideas reality."

-Mike Bloomberg

View the full press release


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