Further Progress, Persistent Constraints: Findings From a Second Survey of the Welfare-to-Work Grants Program. Appendix 2: Selected Characteristics of WtW Grantee Survey Respondents


Selected Characteristics of WtW Grantee Survey Respondents

Characteristic First Grantee Survey Second Grantee Survey Repeat Respondents
(n = 314)
Overall Respondent
Sample (n = 415)
Overall Respondent
Sample (n = 487)
Grantee Survey
Grantee Survey
Total Welfare-to-Work Funding (Average) (in Millions) $2.236 $2.975 $2.022 $2.859
Distribution of Respondents by Sources of WtW Funding (Percentages):
Formula grant(s) only 88.2 69.0 88.4 83.5
Competitive grant(s) only 6.5 19.5 6.8 5.8a
Formula and competitive grants 5.3 11.5 4.9 10.7
Total Expected Enrollment in Welfare-to-Work (Average) 537 595 496 586
Respondents Having Begun WtW Services at the Time of Their Grantee Survey Response (Percentage) 49.9 88.5 50.3 95.2
Number of WtW Participants Enrolled at the Time of Grantee Survey Response (Average) 64 172 27 197
Source:  National Evaluation of the Welfare-to-Work Grants Program, First Grantee Survey (November 1998-February 1999) and Second Grantee Survey (November 1999-February 2000).

a The proportion of repeat respondents classified as "competitive only" declined between the first and second surveys because of organizations that indicated in the first survey that they anticipated formula funds but had not been officially notified of their awards.  These organizations had received their substate formula allocations as of the second grantee survey, and were thus reclassified as having received formula and competitive grants.

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