Funding streams for child welfare agencies

Child welfare organizations should assess if any funding gaps could be met through CARES Act funding and new flexibilities.

Harvey Levin

Harvey Levin

Managing Director, Health & Government Solutions, KPMG US

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided over $6.3 billion in funding to the Administration for Children and Families. Additional flexibilities and guidance have been provided to allow reallocation of certain federal funds to more directly address COVID-19 response efforts for child welfare agencies.

This issue brief summarizes COVID-19 funding pathways available for child welfare agencies and are arranged by program, funding stream, or federal agency.