Furthermore, the nonprofits and foundations acquired a built-in majority, since there were nine commissioners with ties to the Fund for the City of New York
, Vera, Wildcat, the Legal Aid Society, the New York Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, the Police Foundation, the New York Community Trust, the Ford-funded Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and two from the Catholic Church.
Reports from Trailblazer grantee governments and focus groups conducted by the Center on Government Performance, Fund for the City of New York
, reveal a number of differences in how the public judges local government performance and how local governments tend to measure and report about their performance:
Funding for the guidelines was arranged by the Landmarks Conservancy from four sources -- The Kress Foundation, the Joyce Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, and the Fund for the City of New York