Updated on 4/19/2011
On April 15, President Obama signed into law HR 1473, a full-year Continuing Resolution approving the federal budget for FY2011. This budget cuts SCSEP funding starting on July 1, 2011, to $450 million, a 45% reduction from the current FY2010 funding level of $825 million.
Below is a summary of the national impact of the approved FY2011 federal budget on SCSEP, followed by links to reports estimating the impact on each state, territory, and the District of Columbia.
|Funding Level||$825 Million||$450 Million||($375) Million|
|Number of Participants in Paid Community Service Employment||120,000 persons||70,500 persons||(49,500) persons|
|Number of Paid Hours Serving the Community, Total||74.3 Million hours||40.5 Million hours||(33.8) Million hours|
|Number of Authorized Positions/Slots||78,021 positions/slots||46,125 positions/slots||(31,896) positions/slots|
These estimates are based on DOL-ETA documents and official SCSEP reports. For estimates of the impact of the proposed cuts by state, click on the links below. All totals include all state/territorial and national grantees operating SCSEP in that state/territory.
|American Samoa||Guam||Northern Mariana Islands||Puerto Rico|
|U.S. Virgin Islands|