Evaluation of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Teams Pilot: Final Report. Lack of Financial Resources for the Pilot


From the perspective of federal agencies, the lack of dedicated financial resources for SC2 activities was a key challenge that affected their ability to allocate resources to the pilot. A lack of funding meant that agencies had to reallocate existing resources to cover staff time and travel budgets. As a result, many agencies struggled to dedicate staff to SC2 team assignments and to find sufficient resources to cover the costs of the pilot despite a commitment to do so. Limited resources sometimes resulted in a smaller number of assigned SC2 team members than cities desired and SC2 team members who could spend less time on SC2 activities than cities needed.

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