Nonprofit Programs Hold Even on Obama Budget Proposal

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy:

Many Nonprofit Programs Hold Even or See Gains in Obama’s Proposed 2011 Budget

The $3.8 trillion federal budget that President Obama has proposed for 2011 seems to avoid major cuts in many social-service programs and adds money to some.

… Robert Greenstein, executive director of the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, said an early review of the numbers shows good support for programs for families with low incomes. “In terms of the kinds of concerns that the nonprofit sector addresses, given the difficult fiscal environment, the budget does pretty well,” he said.

[read the complete Chronicle story for items in Mr. Obama’s budget of interest to nonprofit groups]