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TANF Capacity Building RFGA

Grant Title: TANF Capacity Building RFGA
Solicitation #: 23-DWS-S004
Funding Source: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Total Grant Amount: Varies
Expected Number of Awards: Multipe
Letter of Intent Deadline: Monday April 3, 2023 5:00 pm MDT Link
Applicaton Deadline: Monday, April 10, 2023, 12:00 pm MDT: Proposals must be received no later than 12:00 PM. Proposals received after 12:00 PM will not be accepted. Proposals may not be faxed.
Program Start Date: July 1, 2023
Program End Date: June 30, 2026
Pre-Proposal Meeting (webinar): Meeting Recording
Contact Information: Kayleen Hansen,, 385-400-1001
TJ Seegmiller,, 435-393-5370 


The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is designed to help low income families achieve self-sufficiency. States receive block grants to design and operate programs that accomplish one of the purposes of the TANF program. This grant opportunity focuses on TANF Purposes 3 and 4.
3: Prevent and reduce the incidence of out-of-wedlock pregnancies.
4: Encourage the formation and maintenance of two-parent families.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicants are required to use a research-based design or model shown to directly support either:
    1. The reduction of out-of-wedlock pregnancy as outlined in TANF Purpose 3; or
    2. 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.
    1. Financial Capability/Asset Building
    2. Youth Development
  3. Applicants receiving funding through other TANF grants must explain how the services in this grant are different from what they are already receiving funding for.
  4. Applicants will be required to submit quarterly and annual progress and outcome reports using templates provided by DWS.  Grants may be terminated for non-compliance.
    1. Any negotiated outcomes related to wages or earnings will be reported and validated through DWS wage data. This will require entering into an information sharing agreement with DWS to provide this information.
  5. Subcontracting:
    1. Applicant is solely responsible to provide program administration and may not subcontract to another entity to administer any part of the program. Program administration includes, but is not limited to:
      1. Hiring and employing the program coordinator or director
      2. Responsibility for program structure and development
      3. Operating as the DWS grant contact
      4. Providing DWS progress and financial reports
      5. Maintaining fiscal accountability
      6. Ensuring program compliance


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