Fact Sheet

Funding From Federal Grants Varies as a Share of State Budgets

States receive federal grants to help fund programs in areas ranging from education to transportation to health care. Federal grants accounted for an average of 31 percent of total state revenue in 2014, but states’ reliance on this revenue source varies widely. At nearly 41 percent, Mississippi had the largest share of revenue from federal grants, while North Dakota had the smallest at 17 percent.

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