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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) III Grant

Grants to Utah Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Tribal Governments
for Programs that Benefit At-Risk and Low-Income Families

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Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS)

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Deadline Date:

01/24/20 5:00 PM (MT)


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Grants to Utah nonprofit organizations, schools, faith-based organizations, local government units and tribal governments to help needy families move out of poverty. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Program areas include youth development and building assets and financial capability. Programs should serve low-income, at-risk families. Focus areas include preventing and reducing the incidence of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and encouraging the formation and maintenance of two-parent families.

  1. Applicants are required to use a research-based design or model shown to directly support either:
    • The reduction of out-of-wedlock pregnancy as outlined in TANF Purpose 3; or
    • The support or maintenance of two-parent families as outlined in TANF Purpose 4.
  2. Applicants must select one service from the list below. If providing multiple services, the applicant must submit a separate grant application for each service.
    • Financial Capability/Asset Building
    • Youth Development
  3. Programs currently under contract for TANF funding with the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) who are proposing to provide Financial Capability/Asset Building or Youth Development services must be able to provide either:
    • The same services at a different location; or
    • New services at the same location.
  4. Applicants must provide a detailed plan of how they intend to sustain the program once the grant expires.

Expected Outcome:

Grant period will be April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2023.
Program participants will demonstrate an increase in protective behaviors and attitudes and a
Program participants will demonstrate an increase in protective behaviors and attitudes and a
Program participants will demonstrate an increase in protective behaviors and attitudes and a decrease in risky behaviors and attitudes that research has shown correlate with the selected TANF purpose(s). These behaviors and attitudes will be identified and measured in accordance with each program's grant proposal. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187852

Estimated Size of Grant:

A maximum amount of up to $900,000 per contract will be awarded. DWS reserves the right to award partial grants.

Term of Contract:

Grant period will be April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following are encouraged to apply: public and private schools, local governments, public or private not-for-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, state offices and agencies, units of local governments and Indian tribal governments.

Programs that have a religious affiliation will be required to provide assurances that grant funds will not be used for religious instruction.

For a list of disallowed costs, see:

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates:
- Pre-proposal Meeting (optional): Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (MT)
- Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, January 16, 2020, no later than 5:00 PM (MT)
- Electronic Application Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020, no later than 5:00 PM (MT)
- Anticipated Grant Award Date: February, 2020.
- Award Effective Date: April 1, 2020
- Program End Date: March 2023

Grant funding is on a reimbursement basis.

Questions requesting clarification or interpretation of any section of the RFGA must be submitted in writing on or before January 17, 2020 by 5:00 PM. All questions and responses are made public and will be posted by January 21, 2020 by 5:00 PM. Questions and Answers:

A pre-proposal meeting took place on January 8. View the recording online here:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit LOI at:

Please send all questions and submit copy of grant proposal to

DWS Program Specialist (WDD): Christine Mayne, (801) 821-2253

DWS Contract Analyst: Taylee Foulger,, (385) 228-7821

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Utah

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