The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
The State of Florida will receive more than $70 million in grants to help the homeless.
Along with six other counties, Monroe County might receive federal grant money after Tropical Storm Isaac brushed by Florida.
Community health centers in Miami-Dade, Broward and across the state will only get about $21 million if federal grants this year.
A new census is underway in Broward County. A group of non-profit agencies, faith-based organizations and the county are working to count the number of homeless people living on the county’s streets.