Summary of Compact Impact Grants Mandatory and Discretionary Provided in Fiscal Year 2021 to the Affected Jurisdictions

September 30, 2021

Last edited 12/13/2021

Provided for under the Compact of Free Association, as amended, or U.S. Public Law 108-188, mandatory Compact Impact funding is made available to each of the affected jurisdictions to help defray costs associated with increased demands placed on health, education, and social services, or infrastructure related to such services provided to individuals who have migrated from the freely associated states. The discretionary funds are made available each year at the discretion of Congress. A total of $34 million in Compact Impact funds for fiscal year (FY) 2021 was assigned to each jurisdiction. The funds are used as educational or general government operations offsets:


















American Samoa









The U.S. Census Bureau provides the estimates which determine the basis for distribution of Compact Impact funding to the affected jurisdictions. The most recent enumeration can be found on the Office of Insular Affairs website at:

Under current law, U.S. Public Law 108-188, mandatory Compact Impact funding provided to the affected jurisdictions ends in fiscal year 2023.


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