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The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted tables and pie charts for the 50 states and the District of Columbia showing the distribution of TANF and MOE spending on basic assistance, work, education, & training activities, child care, and other activities in FY 2018.

The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted tables and pie charts for the 50 states and the District of Columbia showing the distribution of TANF and MOE spending on basic assistance, work, education, & training activities, child care, and other activities in FY 2017.

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The attached tables compile Federal TANF and State MOE expenditures for FY 2016 reported by states.

The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted pie charts for the 50 states and the District of Columbia showing the distribution of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and state Maintenance of Effort (MOE) spending and transfers by category in FY 2016.

This Program Instruction provides information to TANF agencies to clarify the appropriate application of 409(a)(7)(B)(i)(II)(aa) of the Social Security Act (the Act) and 45 CFR 263.5(b), commonly known as the “new spending test,” which limits a state’s ability to count state maintenance-of-effort (MOE) expenditures for certain programs that existed in fiscal year (FY) 1995 to the amount that exceeds the FY 1995 expenditures.

The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted pie charts for the 50 states and the District of Columbia showing the distribution of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and state Maintenance of Effort (MOE) spending and transfers by category in FY 2015.

State TANF Spending in FY 2015

Fact Sheet
August 15, 2016

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program is a $16.5 billion block grant to states, territories, and eligible tribes to provide assistance to low-income families and support a range of services to improve employment and other child and family outcomes.