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  • Athletic Clubs (9)
    PL-6400.6750-050

    Athletic Clubs

    PL-6400.6750-050

    Membership organizations that may be equipped with playing courts for handball, racquetball, squash or other energetic games; saunas; steam baths; jacuzzis; swimming facilities; tanning facilities; weight training equipment and other facilities for improving overall physical fitness and appearance.
  • Business Development (1)
    TB-0900

    Business Development

    TB-0900

    Programs that provide technical assistance, financing and a wide variety of other services that support the attraction, expansion and retention of local businesses, assure their competitiveness and help them remain as assets to the local economy.
  • Chambers of Commerce (1)
    TN-1000.1500

    Chambers of Commerce

    TN-1000.1500

    Local associations of business people, either operating their own companies or employed in organizations, who have organized to promote the welfare of their community (city, county, town, township or other locale), especially its commercial interests. Chambers of commerce direct their efforts to promoting the common economic interests of all the commercial enterprises within a locality rather than focusing on a particular industry, usually have an elected board of directors, and do their work through committees. They encourage the growth of new businesses, provide assistance to new firms seeking to locate in the community, advocate for actions that promote tourism and benefit the regional economy and serve as a voice for the business community at local and state levels. Member benefits may include publicity and advertising opportunities in vehicles such as member directories, visitor's guides and a community calendar; ribbon cutting ceremonies and grand openings for new establishments; business expos; job fairs; small business counseling; business seminars; member referrals; member-to-member discounts; health and other insurance; and a variety of social activities.
  • City Departments/Offices (1)
    TD-0300.1200

    City Departments/Offices

    TD-0300.1200

    Divisions of city, town, township, borough, village or other local government units that are responsible for overseeing the delivery of designated services to the public and managing other municipal government functions.
  • Clothing Donation Programs (2)
    TI-1800.1500

    Clothing Donation Programs

    TI-1800.1500

    Programs that accept new or secondhand clothing, repair the items if necessary, and keep the clothing for use in their own programs, donate it to shelters and other community-based organizations for distribution to the people they serve, or sell it to raise money for agency programs.
  • Departments of Transportation/Special Districts (1)
    BT-8400.1800

    Departments of Transportation/Special Districts

    BT-8400.1800

    Federal, state and regional entities that are responsible for transportation planning and administration within their jurisdictions.
  • Glasses Donation Programs (1)
    TI-1800.5000-250

    Glasses Donation Programs

    TI-1800.5000-250

    Programs that accept new or secondhand eyeglasses, repair the items if necessary, and keep the glasses for people in their own programs or donate them to other community-based organizations for distribution to the people they serve.
  • Government Buildings/Installations (6)
    PL-7600.2600

    Government Buildings/Installations

    PL-7600.2600

    Federal, state and local government buildings such as capitol buildings; Parliament buildings; local city halls; federal, state and county courthouses; the White House; governors' mansions; the FBI building; military bases; the Johnson Space Center; and the Naval Academy that are open to the public and/or provide guided tours of their facilities and grounds.
  • Outreach Programs (6)
    TJ-6500.6300

    Outreach Programs

    TJ-6500.6300

    Organizations that make an effort to increase the availability and utilization of community services by specific target populations by providing direct services for targeted individuals in their homes or other convenient locations or by making special efforts to ensure that a particular group is aware of available services and encouraged to participate. Included are programs that do outreach regarding their own services as well as those which encourage a target population to use a wide variety of services.
  • Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups (1)
    TD-6500

    Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups

    TD-6500

    Governing boards, advisory boards, commissions, committees and other groups that provide advice, guidance and, in some cases, formal oversight, for public and private organizations that are responsible for the provision of services to the community; that assess existing social conditions and problems and develop and assist in the implementation of specific strategies for meeting the human service needs of the community; and/or which assist community agencies and organizations to coordinate the provision of services in an efficient, nonduplicative way. Also included are entities that are composed of community agencies which have an established networking relationship that provides a collaborative approach to addressing specific identified community needs and problems.
  • Public Health Information/Inspection/Remediation (2)
    JP-6500

    Public Health Information/Inspection/Remediation

    JP-6500

    Programs that protect the public from unhealthful or unsanitary environmental conditions by establishing and enforcing health codes and regulations; taking and responding to complaints or reports regarding environmental hazards that pose a threat to public health or the environment; providing general information about environmental pollutants that constitute public health hazards; inspecting homes, public buildings, restaurants and other food facilities, and other property for compliance with health standards; cleaning up environmental hazards, when necessary; and/or initiating litigation against individuals and organizations who consistently have failed to comply with regulations, when warranted.
  • Recreational Facilities (1)
    PL-6400.7000

    Recreational Facilities

    PL-6400.7000

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, acreage and facilities for a broad range of recreational activities, sports and games; and/or urban open spaces where people can gather to eat lunch, socialize and enjoy being outdoors.
  • Sweat Equity Programs (1)
    BH-7000.8100-800

    Sweat Equity Programs

    BH-7000.8100-800

    Programs that make low-cost housing available to people who have very low incomes by organizing a group of volunteers to design and construct houses which are then sold at cost and at no interest to individuals who qualify by making a small down payment and investing a specified number of hours of "sweat equity" working on the project.
  • Utility Service Providers (2)
    BV-9000

    Utility Service Providers

    BV-9000

    Companies that provide natural gas, electric, water or telephone services to business and residential customers. Also included are companies that provide propane/home heating oil or other similar energy alternatives. In areas where power deregulation has occurred and unbundled service is available, customers can choose to purchase electricity and/or natural gas from a variety of competing sources while maintaining their current delivery arrangements. Choices are also available in local and long distance telephone service.
 
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