The TANF Emergency Contingency Fund

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 created an
Emergency Contingency Fund (ECF) within the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant. The fund expired on September 30, 2010. It helped states, Indian tribes, and territories pay for additional costs of providing economic aid to families during the current economic downturn for FY2009 and FY2010. This report describes the TANF ECF as well as proposals offered in 2010 to extend and modify TANF emergency funding.

Creator(s): Falk, Gene
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 6, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Falk, Gene

Specialist in Social Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 6, 2010
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United States
Description:

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 created an
Emergency Contingency Fund (ECF) within the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant. The fund expired on September 30, 2010. It helped states, Indian tribes, and territories pay for additional costs of providing economic aid to families during the current economic downturn for FY2009 and FY2010. This report describes the TANF ECF as well as proposals offered in 2010 to extend and modify TANF emergency funding.

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9 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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