The Counting for Dollars program aims to understand the extent to which domestic financial assistance programs will rely on data from the 2020 Census to distribute federal monies to state, localities and households across the nation, and the impact of the accuracy of the 2020 Census on the geographic distribution of federal funds.
Members of the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup will be presenting their findings from get-out-the-count messaging research they conducted to identify messages that resonate with hard-to-count communities.
The 2020 census has put many foundations on a state of high alert. Getting an accurate count on the census is important because the data collected is used to determine not only representation in Congress, but also the destination of federal dollars.
Immigrants want to take part in the census, a basic exercise in our democracy. But many are afraid.