ACF Awards FY 2013 TANF Contingency Funds to 20 States

Issue Brief 12-43
December 13, 2012

Summary 

On December 7, 2012, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) posted to its website monthly awards and estimates under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Contingency Fund for fiscal year (FY) 2013. To date, 19 states and the District of Columbia have received funds in FY 2013. Based on the information, ACF estimates that the $612 million appropriation for FY 2013 will be exhausted by March 2013.