*Counties eligible Grants awarded to each state agency with 75 percent of the funds allocated based on the share of each state of households that participate in SNAP and 25 percent based on the increase in the number of households that participate in SNAP. States with county-administered SNAP programs pass these funds along to counties.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): $880 Million
*Counties eligible Provides $880 million in emergency funds, $490 million of which will enhance benefits for four months and $390 million of which will support outreach innovation and program modernization funding.
*Counties eligible Extends the Pandemic-EBT program, which provides SNAP benefits to low-income children who have lost access to meals at school and child care due to the pandemic through the summer months in both FY 2021 and FY 2022. Administrative costs for P-EBT are 100 percent reimbursable by the federal government.
Nutrition Assistance for US Territories: $1 Billion
Grants to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa for nutrition assistance.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program : $37 Million
*Counties eligible Provides additional funds for the program, which works to improve the improve the health of low-income persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.
Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention: $250 Million
The funds are Title II community based (CBCAP) grants, which will be available through Sep. 30, 2023. Funding is for lead entities designated by the state. In some cases, counties may receive these funds from the state via a competitive grant process, but they are not direct applicants or recipients of funds.
*Counties eligible Provides funds for states to provide short-term targeted aid (cash assistance or otherwise) to families in crisis. Counties in nine states (and Montgomery County, Md.) are responsible for administering the program and represent more than half of total TANF participants. These counties may receive funds.
*Counties eligible This funding includes $750 million for senior nutrition programs, $460 million for home-and-community-based support services, $45 million for disease prevention, $10 million for the long-term care ombudsman program and $145 million in assistance for grandparents caring for grandchildren. OAA funding is allocated directly to Area Agencies on Aging, more than half of which are fully or partially operated by county governments.
*Counties eligible Provides funds for the Elder Justice Act in both FY 2021 and FY 2022. The Elder Justice Act program is the only dedicated federal funding source available to states and counties to prevent elder fraud and abuse.
*Counties eligible Funds are allocated to the only federal grant program dedicated exclusively to providing low-income and adolescent patients with essential family planning and preventative health services. County health departments are eligible applicants of these grants.
Tenant Based Rental Assistance: $5 Billion
*Counties eligible Provides $5 billion for housing choice vouchers, with funds available through September 30, 2030.
*Counties eligible Provides $5 billion to provide rental assistance, develop affordable housing, provide supportive services and acquire and develop non-congregate shelter units. Funding will be allocated using the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.
Funding to states, territories, and tribes to provide homeowners struggling to make mortgage payments due to the pandemic with direct assistance for mortgage payments, property taxes, property insurance, utilities, and other housing related costs.
Provides an additional round of funding for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Funding is distributed to states and eligible units of local governments, including counties with 200,000 residents or more, to help keep residents stably housed during the COVID-19 pandemic.