Basic case information from these files was provided, including the number of children and adults in the household, the amount of the CCAP payments to providers, and the type of child care assistance received by the family (i.e., welfare or MFIP
transition year and non-welfare basic sliding fee scale).
The biggest treatment differences were in FTP and MFIP
: FTP provided two years of transitional childcare assistance for families leaving welfare, compared with one year for families in the traditional AFDC programme; MFIP
paid childcare costs directly to providers, rather than requiring participants to pay the costs upfront and reimbursing them later, as was done in Minnesota's traditional AFDC programme.
's bipartisan provenance and successful field tests, Minnesota legislators were not prepared to adopt it statewide without some changes.
As the table indicates, over the study periods, two of the three programs (MFIP
and FTP) had enhanced disregards.
The only problem with this beautiful story is that the MFIP
discussed in the Manpower study, a pilot project in seven counties, no longer exists; it was shut down in 1998.
"A strong, stable and growing business sector is a benefit to cities, ensuring its continued success has always been a priority for cities," Mayor Anderson notes that programs like the MFIP
play a role in helping officials attract the types of companies that keep the city tax base strong.
For example, in the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP
), the basic earnings disregard for a family of three is more than doubled (from $120 to $245).
Current law: The State of Minnesota has passed legislation permitting field tests of the Minnesota Family Investment Plan (MFIP
) as an alternative to the State's Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program.
Tenders are invited for providing family investment program (mfip
) participants with assistance in overcoming barriers to employment and other relevant services that lead to independence from public assistance and result in long term self-sufficiency.
"Rural-Urban Differences in the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP
* The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP
) used the welfare system (which combined food stamps and welfare into one cash grant) to reward work by changing the way earned income was treated: It increased both the "earned-income disregard" and the basic benefit level for workers.
SPRCPH also implements a home visiting program for teen parents, with Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP
) incentives and sanctions.