CHILDREN’S BUDGET 2018

Children receive a smaller piece of the Federal pie today than they did five years ago. Even with a modest increase in fiscal year 2018, the share of total federal spending on children has declined by 1.7 percent since fiscal year 2014. Learn more about how we’re shortchanging our nation’s kids in Children’s Budget 2018.

CHILDREN’S BUDGET 2017

Federal spending dedicated to children represented less than 8 percent of the total budget in fiscal year 2017. Learn more about allocations for children in Children's Budget 2017.

CHILDREN’S BUDGET 2016

Programs serving children and families received less than 8 percent of the total federal budget in fiscal year 2016. Learn more about how children fared in Children's Budget 2016.