A Better Balance Grant



Organization - A Better Balance
Grant Amount - $100,000
Foundation - Ford Foundation
Grant Purpose - To provide legal assistance, advice and research services to state and local groups working on paid sick days and family leave and for public education on the need for and benefits of paid time off


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