Over 95% of all U.S. counties take part CSBG services and activities through a network of public and private community action agencies.
Nearly 60,000 participants had completed general financial education requirements, averaging approximately 12 hours of training.
HHS has funded 611 AFI projects across the nation since the program’s inception
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.