2012 Pennsylvania Budget Analysis. United Way of Pennsylvania. 2011 Non Profit Budget Survey. In late 2011, United Way of Pennsylvania conducted a survey of over 800 nonprofits across the Commonwealth to assess the impact of state budget cuts . 2011 Non Profit Budget Survey. Results include:
United Way of Pennsylvania
In late 2011, United Way of Pennsylvania conducted a survey of over 800 nonprofits across the Commonwealth to assess the impact of state budget cuts.
• 69percent of agencies received a funding cut in 2011-12 state budget.
• 80percent of agencies report conditions related to the economy have increased demand for services.
How have your non-governmental sources of funds (ie: private foundation grants,
individual donations) changed in the last 12 months?
Our non-governmental funding 36%
has remained flat
Our non-governmental funding has 38%
If your organization's state funding has been cut, how much have state funding revenues declined by percentage?
20 percent or less 77%
21 to 30 percent 9%
31 or more percent 14%
If your organization maintains a waiting list, how many people were put on a waiting list as a result of FY 11-12 budget cuts?
1 to 20 58%
21 to 40 18%
41 to 50 3%
51 or more21%
People previously in state Mental Health hospitals
People with intellectual disabilities and their families
Abused and neglected children
Homeless individuals and families
People with serious physical disabilities
Mental Health Cuts = hospitalization, incarceration, institutionalization
Intellectual Disabilities Cuts = hospitalization, out-of-home placements, state institutionalization
Child Welfare Cuts = child welfare and juvenile court placements
Homeless Assistance Cuts = more street homeless
HSDF Assistance Cuts for people with physical disabilities = more assistive living
Drug and Alcohol Cuts = higher criminal activity to maintain addiction, more hospitalization costs, more jail and criminal justice costs
A nurse is only at the center 16 hour per week vs. 40 hours
The child care we are able to provide has declined...and that puts a burden on the mother when she has an appt. or needs to go to work.
A family of 5 used to receive enough groceries to last a week. Now they receive enough groceries to last 3 - 4 days.
Clients continue to face foreclosure and we are unable to assist them in any capacity.
February 21 – Pittsburgh
March 8 – Wilkes Barre/Hazelton
March 9 – Scranton
March 16 – Lehigh Valley
March 23 – Cap Region
March 26 - Westmoreland
March 27 – Pittsburgh Suburbs
March 28 – Erie
United Way of Pennsylvania Budget Tour Dates
United Way of Pennsylvania
909 Green Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102
Call Elisa Zaehringerat 484-893-1046 of the “Lehigh Valley Fair Budget Coalition,” organized by Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Contact your PA legislators at http://www.capwiz.com/unitedway/dbq/officials/
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