Quick Facts

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      Number of states receiving HPOG 2.0 awards.

      The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program serves TANF recipients and other low-income individuals by providing education, training, and other support services to help them obtain occupations in the healthcare field. The second round of HPOG grants (HPOG 2.0) was awarded in 2015 to grantees in 21 states. Learn more about the HPOG program and its two rounds of grantees.

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      Number of HPOG 2.0 grantee organizations awarded.

      In September 2015, HPOG announced its second round of grants. Nearly $72 million has been awarded to a new round of 32 grantees around the nation. Meet the HPOG 2.0 grantees and learn more about HPOG's mission.

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      Average wage increase for HPOG 1.0 incumbent workers

      Some HPOG participants who are employed upon entry to the program may experience a wage increase after completing healthcare training. On average, HPOG 1.0 incumbent workers receive a wage increase of $4.77. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015).  Learn more about the HPOG program and its two rounds of grantees.

    • Native American families

      are receiving assistance from sixty-eight Tribal TANF programs.  These programs serve 299 federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Native Villages.  Read more about Tribal TANF.

    • Fathers, Couples, and Individuals

      have enrolled in programs designed to strengthen families, improve parenting skills, and promote economic stability as part of President Obama’s Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) initiative.  Learn more about the HMRF initiative.

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      Tip Cards distributed

      The Fatherhood Buzz initiative has connected with 118 barbershops in 17 cities, distributing more than 12,000 tip cards to customers on topics related to parenting, financial literacy, and activities for fathers and their children. Check out more responsible fatherhood efforts at www.Fatherhood.gov.

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