Utah’s Intergenerational Poverty (IGP) Initiative



To reduce the number of Utah families in the cycle of poverty, improving their quality of life and helping them become economically stable.

Latest News: Afterschool Program Success

A study by the Utah Education Policy Center was released on April 19, 2018 highlighting the positive effects between Intergenerational Poverty Afterschool Program participation and the test scores of those same students, using the Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE) exam scores. 

Data Tools

Below are the available data tools that Utah is using to measure the state's progress in helping families experiencing intergenerational poverty. 

IGP County Data

This dashboard summarizes data related to the well-being of individuals experiencing IGP in Utah's 29 counties. For the purpose of this data, individuals experiencing IGP are those using public assistance for at least 12 months as an adult and as a child. 

IGP Map of Programs Improving Child Outcomes

Critical programs that support child well-being include the following: home visitation, high-quality preschool, optional extended day kindergarten, afterschool programs and access to a school-based behavioral health specialist. In this interactive online tool, the viewer can select a county to evaluate the programs available or select a program and view the counties where the program is available.

IGP Annual Report Baseline Data

Each year, data is provided that establishes the number of adults and children experiencing intergenerational poverty. The data contained in this scorecard provides an update on those groups. 

IGP Five- and 10-Year Plan Baseline Data

The Five- and 10-Year Plan includes goals in each area of child well-being, as well as indicators to track progress in early childhood development, education, family economic stability and health. These data scorecards show data one each indicator for each area of child wellbeing, where available.