Quick Facts

  • CED Created/Expanded 2,774 Businesses and 11,000+ Jobs

    Between FY 2001-2006, CED created or expanded approximately 2,774 businesses – creating over 11,000 jobs – with CED funds.

  • LIHEAP Heating Assistance

    LIHEAP Quick Fact - 2009/2011

    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.

  • Child with bear in bed
    15.4%

    Poor children without health care coverage

    According to recently released 2010 Census Bureau figures.

  • 10,000+

    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.

  • 30,000

    Individuals Reached by Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program

    The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program reaches TANF recipients and other low-income individuals, providing education, training and other services leading to occupations in the health care field.

  • 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.

  • Homeless Woman
    17.2 Million

    Women living in poverty

    Based on an analysis of 2010 Census data by the National Women’s Law Center. The poverty rate among women climbed from 13.9 percent in 2009 to 14.5

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