Additional Tables and Figures Related to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TANF Funding, Expenditures, and Unspent TANF Balances 

The following figure and tables provide information on how states have used their TANF funds. They provide information for or (in the case of historical tables) through Fiscal Year 2013.

Figure 7-1. Federal TANF and State MOE Funds Used in FY2013 by Major Benefit and Service Category

Table 7-1. Value of the State Family Assistance Grant: FY1997-FY2013

Table 7-2. Federal and State Expenditures and Transfers from TANF and Predecessor Programs: FY1987-FY2013

Table 7-3. Federal and State Expenditures on Cash Assistance Under Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and TANF: FY1987-FY2013

Table 7-4. Federal TANF and MOE Child Care Expenditures and Transfers: FY1997-FY2013

Table 7-5. Use of FY2013 TANF and MOE Funds by Category and State

Table 7-6. Use of FY2013 TANF and MOE Funds by Category and State as a Percent of Total Federal TANF and State MOE Funding

Table 7-7. Unspent TANF Grants: End of FY1997 Through End of FY2013

Table 7-8. Unspent TANF Funds at the End of FY2013 by State

The TANF Cash Assistance Caseload

The following figure and tables provide information on the cash assistance caseload under TANF and its predecessor program, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).

Figure 7-2. Number of Families Receiving Cash Assistance: 1959-2013

Table 7-9. Trends in the Cash Assistance Caseload: 1961-2013

Table 7-10. TANF Cash Assistance Families by Type: 2000-2013

Table 7-11. Child Recipients of Cash Assistance As a Percent of the Number of Children in Poverty, by State: Selected Years 1969 to 2012

This page was prepared on September 3, 2014, for the 2014 version of the House Ways and Means Committee Green Book.