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ACS’s City-Wide Grants

ACS’s eight city-wide grants account for 58 percent of the agency’s federal grants and have fallen by $54 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation, driven by the decline of CCDBG, CDBG, and Promoting Safe and SSBG. See total city-wide funding trends here.

ACS’s Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)ACS’s CCDBG grants (97 percent of NYC’s total CCDBG funding) have fallen by $65 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. CCDBG supports ACS’s Preventive Services programming which seeks family reunification through expediting the discharge of children in foster care.  

ACS’s Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)ACS’s SSBG grants (67 percent of NYC’s total SSBG funding) have fallen by $18 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. SSBG supports, among other programs, ACS’s Preventive Services programming, which seeks family reunification through expediting the discharge of children in foster care.

ACS’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG): ACS’s CDBG grants (1 percent of NYC’s total CDBG funding) have fallen by $1 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. CDBG supports ACS’s EarlyLearn NYC, an education program for children under five-years old for families who qualify for free or low-cost child care.

ACS’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)ACS’s SNAP grants (2 percent of NYC’s total SNAP funding) have fallen by $275 thousand since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. SNAP supports Child Care Services programming, which serves low-income working families and Public Assistance recipients through funding for child care programs in centers and family day care homes.

ACS’s Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP): ACS’s grants HIICAP (1 percent of NYC’s total HIICAP funding) have fallen by $257 thousand since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. HIICAP supports, among other programs, ACS’s Protective Services programming, which investigates allegations and reports of child abuse, maltreatment, and neglect.

ACS’s National School Lunch Program (School Lunch)ACS’s School Lunch grants (less than 1 percent of NYC’s total School Lunch funding) have increased by $19 thousand FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. It has increased nominally in part due to the bipartisan and five-year reauthorization of the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016 but has eroded with inflation. School Lunch supports ACS’s Secure Detention, which serves alleged juvenile delinquents and juvenile offenders whose cases are pending in Family or Criminal Court.

ACS’s School Breakfast Program (SBP)ACS’s SBP grants (less than 1 percent of NYC’s total SBP funding) have increased by $31 thousand since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation in part due to the bipartisan and five-year reauthorization of the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016. SBP assists in implementing a nutritious nonprofit breakfast service for school children, through meal reimbursements and food donations.

ACS’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): ACS’s TANF grants (6 percent of NYC’s total TANF funding) have increased by $31 million since FY 2010 after adjusting for inflation. TANF supports, among other programs, ACS’s Protective Services programming, which investigates allegations and reports of child abuse, maltreatment, and neglect.