This funding will provide economic stimulus to the nation while furthering the ACF mission to promote the economic and social well-being of children, youth, families and communities. Objectives are to provide assistance to States and local communities, working through a network of community action agencies and other neighborhood-based organizations, for the reduction of poverty, revitalization of low-income communities, and empowerment of low-income families and individuals in rural and urban areas to become fully self-sufficient (particularly families who are attempting to transition off a State program carried out under part A of Title IV of the Social Security Act). Additional objectives are (1) to provide services and activities having a measurable and potential major impact on causes of poverty in the community or those areas of the community where poverty is a particularly acute problem; (2) to provide activities designed to assist low-income participants, including the elderly poor, to: (a) secure and retain meaningful employment; (b) attain an adequate education; (c) make better use of available income; (d) obtain and maintain adequate housing and a suitable living environment; (e) obtain emergency assistance through loans or grants to meet immediate and urgent individu... read more at CFDA.gov.
Revise results below
- 2009: $991,637,000
- 2010: $8,362,715
- 2011: $0
† No obligations reported in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance