funded grants totaling more than $60 million to Tribes and Tribal organizations in 2010. Grant programs in OCS are a combination of formula block grants and competitive discretionary grants.
In 2009, the CSBG network helped 153,931 low-income people obtain employment.
Between FY 2001-2006, CED created or expanded approximately 2,774 businesses – creating over 11,000 jobs – with CED funds.
In FY 2011, the LIHEAP program provided $4.7 billion to 50 states, the District of Columbia, 150 tribes and five territories to assist low-income households with their home energy bills. Heating assistance was provided to 6.7 million eligible households in the U.S. through the federal dollars provided by LIHEAP in FY 2009.
More than 10,000 new jobs have been created through the ORR microenterprise development program.
- 98% repayment rate
in ORR’s microenterprise development program--much higher than the industry average.
- 3 Million +
More than 3 million refugees have been resettled by the U.S. since 1975.
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 get occupations in the healthcare field. Since 2010, the program has served 38,082 people. Learn more about the HPOG program.
- 3.98 Million
Individuals Receiving Monthly TANF Assistance
In the last quarter of calendar year 2013, 3.98 million individuals received monthly TANF cash assistance. This is a 5.4 percent decline from the same period in 2012.