State Fact Sheets: How States Have Spent Funds Under the TANF Block Grant

States spend only half of their combined federal and state dollars under Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) on basic assistance for families with children, child care for low-income families, and work-related activities or supports. These fact sheets from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities examine in detail how states are using their TANF funds.
Record Type: 
Fact / Tip Sheet
Publication Date: 
January, 2017
Date: 
January 2017
Source: 
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
TANF/WIOA Resource Hub
TANF/WIOA Category: 
TANF Policy Guidance
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Work Activities