TANF

36% - Goes to Poor Families

64% - Goes to the State and Local Government and According to Senator Hatch Child Welfare to Take Care of Children Taken From Their Natural Parents, Often Due to Poverty and Placed in Foster Care

Percentage of the Total TANF Funds Expended for

Payments to Families During Federal Fiscal Year 2011

 

Summary of Federal TANF and State MOE Expenditures in FY 2011

 

U.S. TOTAL                 36%

ARKANSAS                 8%

ILLINOIS                    8%

NORTH CAROLINA    12%

MICHIGAN                  14%

GEORGIA                    15%

SOUTH CAROLINA    17%

IDAHO                          18%

MARYLAND                19%

TEXAS                         20%

CONNECTICUT          20%

PENNSYLVANIA         21%

MINNESOTA              22%

WISCONSIN               22%

FLORIDA                     24%

INDIANA                     24%

ARIZONA                    25%

HAWAII                       25%

NEW JERSEY              25%

NEBRASKA                  26%

RHODE ISLAND         26%

COLORADO                26%

MISSOURI                  28%

WASHINGTON           29%

MISSISSIPPI               29%

LOUISIANA                 31%

DIST.OF COLUMBIA  31%

ALABAMA                   33%

MASSACHUSETTS    33%

VERMONT                  34%

UTAH                          35%

OHIO                           37%

NEW YORK                37%

 

 

 

Source: DHSS Combined Spending of Federal, State Funds With ARRA Fund Expended in FY 2011