Choose to Invest FY2017
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Helping the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people is vital to securing our nation, growing our economy and maintaining our moral leadership around the world.
InterAction, the nation’s leading policy advocate for international humanitarian relief and development programs, is proud to present our recommendations for poverty-fighting funding in FY2017.
Published annually by InterAction, Choose to Invest is an online educational resource designed to help members of Congress, congressional staff, and others working on appropriations questions related to key U.S. global development and humanitarian programs. Each budget account profile includes:
- A specific funding recommendation built on decades of field experience by InterAction members;
- A list of key program facts and a chart of previous funding levels; and
- A story illustrating the impact of the program in helping empower vulnerable communities across the globe.
As Congress moves into budget and appropriations season for FY2017, we hope Choose to Invest will continue to be a valuable, educational tool for members of Congress, their staff and other U.S. policymakers working to improve the lives of those living in extreme poverty.
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InterAction is the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States. Our 190 members work in every country. We work in partnerships with civil society, government, and the private sector. We enable members and partners to mobilize, enhance their impact, align common interests, build community, and promote learning and innovation.