Funding for Housing, Health, and Social Services Block Grants Has Fallen Markedly Over Time

Source: Isaac Shapiro, Bryann DaSilva, David Reich, Richard Kogan, March 24, 2016

From the blog post:
The House Budget Committee budget plan’s proposals to convert Medicaid and SNAP (formerly food stamps) to block grants have raised once again the issue of block-granting key safety net programs. As our updated paper explains, history shows that this would likely lead to large cuts in these programs over time (see graph). ….

Individual Block Grant Programs, 2000-2016, Year-by-Year Figures (Excel)