Tag: Fact Sheet

Get Answers About HOPE Scholarships and Grants

HOPE At-a-Glance provides a quick and simple reference of the state’s six lottery-funded HOPE programs. HOPE provides grants and scholarships to students pursuing technical certificates and diplomas and associate and bachelor’s degrees. This downloadable, one-page fact sheet includes state budget

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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

The TANF federal allocation, which states receive each federal fiscal year (October – September) has several components. For Georgia, the relevant components are the TANF Federal Block Grant and the TANF Supplemental Grant.  Although Congress extends the TANF program, without

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State of Working Georgia: Jobs Count – April 2012

It will likely be several years unil the state’s job market returns to pre-recession levels. Although the state’s unemployment rate has fallen, Georgia continues to trail behind on job creation. Download Fact Sheet.   Related Materials: State of Working Georgia

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State of Working Georgia: Jobs Count

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Georgia enjoyed a slight improvement in job growth at the close of 2011, yet the state still lags near the bottom when compared to other states. Download Fact Sheet.

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TANF Supplemental Grant

As Congress finalizes the extension of the TANF program for the remainder of FFY 2012 (ending September 30, 2012), it can restore the TANF Supplemental Grant.  In Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011, Congress did not fully fund the TANF Supplemental

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