Issue Brief 15-12
April 23, 2015

On April 7, 2015, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) posted monthly Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Contingency Fund awards by state. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia received awards in fiscal year (FY) 2015. In total, ACF awarded $685 million, which consists of $583 million appropriated by Congress plus $102 million in unspent funds from previous years.