The Alaska Citizen's Guide to the Budget

1.2.3.1 Federal Grants for Operations $1.139 billion in 2002

About two-thirds of operating grants were concentrated in the Departments of Health and Social Services and Education. The Departments of Labor and Military Affairs got more than half of their total revenues from federal grants.

Federal Grants in 2002 for Operations Ranked by Department
($000)
Department Total Operating Budget Federal Grants Share from Federal Grants
Health & Social Services $1,196,800 $618,839 $52%
Education & Early Dev 948,711 161,731 17%
University of Alaska 548,265 94,116 17%
Labor & Workforce Dev 119,120 82,938 70%
Fish and Game 127,948 43,220 34%
Revenue 169,702 36,027 21%
Community & Economic Dev 148,973 21,039 14%
Military & Veterans Affairs 30,079 16,883 56%
Environmental Conservation 50,956 16,224 32%
Natural Resources 72,753 13,215 18%
Public Safety 102,738 11,020 11%
Administration 284,812 9,404 3%
Corrections 175,724 8,519 5%
Governor 19,997 3,513 18%
Transportation & Public Fac 327,437 1,716 1%
Alaska Court System 51,778 516 1%
Law 45,426 480 1%
Legislature 37,640 0 0%
Subtotal: 4,458,857 1,139,400 26%
NA (Debt Service & Specials) 189,398 9,000 5%
TOTAL: 4,648,255 1,148,400 25%
Source: Legislative Finance, Alaska 2002 "Enacted" Budget, Excel spreadsheet.

 

The programs getting the largest amount of federal support were Medicaid, teacher and learning support, public assistance, Fairbanks organized research (University of Alaska), and child nutrition programs. Outside of the Departments of Health and Social Services, Education, and UA the largest recipients were the Unemployment Insurance program of the Department of Labor, Employment Training of the Department of Community and Regional Affairs, and Public Housing programs of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (Department of Revenue).

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