Making Informed Decisions
“…never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
One of the ways we determine whether we matter or even exist in America is by counting ourselves. This happens every ten years with a national census and will happen again in 2020, which seems a long way off yet right around the corner.
According to the U.S. Census Bureaus, “When you respond to the census, you help your community gets its fair share of the more than $675 billion per year in federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs.”
The people of Boulder County, our nonprofit organizations, and your Community Foundation depend on an accurate census count.
Here are a few examples of why the census matters to our community: