Workforce Services Grant Opportunities

The Department of Workforce Services provides grants for employment, child care, housing, refugees and TANF. See below and in the sub-menu for open grants and requirements.

Title Description Category Application Deadline
Becoming High-Quality Grant 2021 The Becoming High-Quality Grant Program supports eligible providers of early education programs to develop the structures and processes to implement the elements of a high-quality early childhood education program. The grants are available to programs serving eligible students, which are children aged 3, 4, or 5 years old who are not eligible for kindergarten for the upcoming program year and who are: 1) economically disadvantaged with at least one risk factor; or 2) English learners. State of Utah General Funds May 11, 2020, 5:00 PM MDT
Pre-ETS 2020 Grant The purpose of this RFGA is twofold: to enter into a contract with qualified organizations to create service programs for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and/or Blind or Visually Impaired; and provide more work-based learning opportunities for all students with disabilities. These programs must provide direct Pre-ETS to students with disabilities. State Vocational Rehabilitation, 84.126A Friday, June 12, 2020, 12:00 PM (Noon) MST
Refugee Capacity Building Grant 2020-21 DWS is requesting grant applications from refugee-led organizations to provide programming that supports the organization’s efforts toward building its capacity and ability to assist refugee community members with integration in the United States. Organizations can apply to provide a program service or services that will positively impact their organization and the lives of refugees. State of Utah General Funding Monday, March 30, 2020, 11:59 PM (MT)
Homelessness Funding Grant Homelessness Funding will emphasize diversion, emergency housing and shelter, distinct housing needs and client self-sufficiency, including placement in meaningful employment, occupational training activities, and/or special services to meet the unique needs of the homeless Multiple March 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.