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Find Federal & State Available Funds

According to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA), one out of eight people in the U.S. have unclaimed assets…with average claims of $1,000! If you have a 1 in 8 chance of getting some free bucks, isn’t that worth exploring?

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Are You Suffering From Economic Hardship?

Most assistance programs for food and nutrition are administered at the state and local level but there are some national websites with information on how to find the right program tailored for your financial needs.

Here are some links to help you put food on the table:

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Hardest Hit Fund

The housing crisis that began in 2007 led to unprecedented home price declines as well as sustained and higher unemployment in certain parts of the country. Families in these areas have been particularly hard hit by this crisis as they have struggled to make their monthly mortgage payments and grappled with deeply underwater mortgages. The HHF provides $7.6 billion to the 18 hardest hit states, plus the District of Columbia, to develop locally-tailored programs to assist struggling homeowners in their communities. (HHF)

State Temporary Cash Assistance Funds

Provides temporary financial assistance for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children. TANF provides financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical. (TCA)

Work From Home Opportunities

If you are in need of some additional cash to help pay off bills, work from home jobs offer the opportunity to earn some additional income, while working flexible hours from your home. (sponsored listing)

Temporary Assistance for Families

Program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. States receive block grants to design and operate programs that accomplish one of the purposes of the TANF program. (TANF)

American Public Human Services

APHSA pursues excellence in health and human services by supporting state and local agencies, informing policymakers, and working with partners to drive innovative, integrated, and efficient solutions in policy and practice. (APHSA)

Where To Find Unclaimed Money

The good news is that there are billions of dollars in unclaimed property, some of which might be yours. The bad news is that the state and federal governments aren’t going to tell you about it. So how can you claim what’s rightfully yours?
Here are your best options:

State Websites Many states manage and maintain their own unclaimed property databases, while other states work hand-in-hand with NAUPA (National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators). There you can search for your name and the names of your relatives and friends and find lost funds.

National Websites If you are searching to find unclaimed property that falls under specific branches or departments of government or private institutions, some maintain their own national databases. Examples of this would be unclaimed tax refunds from the IRS, Bank or Credit Union failures, FHA – Insurance Refunds, matured savings bonds, and foreign claims

 

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