Quick Facts

  • More Than $60 Million to Tribes and Tribal Orgs

    The Office of Community Services (OCS)

    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.

  • CSBG Helped 153,931 Low-income People Obtain Employment

    CSBG and employment

    In 2009, the CSBG network helped 153,931 low-income people obtain employment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) logo

    Served by HPOG 1.0

    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. During HPOG 1.0 (the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015), the program served 38,957 people. Learn more about the HPOG program.

  • Know Your TANF
    744,000 and 2.4 million

    the number of adults and children,

    respectively, that received TANF cash assistance in FY 2015. View more information on latest TANF characteristics, financial circumstances, caseload, and application data.

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