The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) made available up to $5 billion in new funding during FY 2009 and 2010 for a new Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Contingency Fund to help states, tribes, and territories create jobs and meet growing needs during the recession. The Emergency Fund is set to epxire on September 30, 2010.

Published On: August 20, 2010Associated Issues: Poverty & Economic SecurityUnemployment