Reports

Children’s Budget 2017

Child Abuse & Neglect
Child Care
Child Rights
Childcare
Children of Immigrants
Children on the Ballot
Early Childhood
Education
Federal Budget
Health
Housing & Homelessness
Judicial Advocacy
Juvenile Justice
Nutrition
Poverty & Family Economics
Racial Equity
Safety
Tax Policy

Children are receiving less than 8 percent of the federal budget—and this share fell 5.5 percent between 2014 and 2017, according to Children’s Budget 2017, our annual signature publication.

Our latest review tracks 172 mandatory and discretionary programs whose funding is either entirely of partially dedicated to children’s health, early and K-12 education, nutrition, income security, housing, safety, training, and welfare.

Children’s Budget 2017 offers a detailed guide to federal spending on children and an invaluable resource for those seeking to improve the lives of America’s youth.

View Children’s Budget 2017.

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