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News: Louisville Community Organizations at Risk of Losing Funds Amid Budget Shortfalls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - In a virtual public hearing Thursday, several community organizations implored Louisville Metro Council members to reinstate grant funding for external agencies.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a loss of city tax revenue lead to several proposed budget cuts. Those cuts have impacted external agencies like Volunteers of America (VOA) which serves the city’s homeless population. During the public hearing, CEO Jennifer Hancock said without local government funding VOA would be forced to shutter some housing programs.

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