DCF Grant Application Opportunities

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Below you will find listings for current DCF Grant Application Opportunities. Each opportunity includes additional information about the opportunity, including the award amount, synopsis, who is eligible to apply, requirements, how to apply, and any deadlines and requirements for submitting.

Additional competitive DCF opportunities may be found on eSupplier. eSupplier is managed by DOA where many state agencies publish competitive Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Bids (RFBs) and accept electronic responses.  Opportunities listed here will not be found on eSupplier unless noted in the synopsis.   

Any awards made from opportunities listed here will require a contract be signed.  There is a link to the left for the DCF Standard Contract.  This is a sample upon which most contracts are based.  All contracts, at minimum, will include the DOA Standard Terms & Conditions and DOA Supplemental Terms & Conditions also linked to the left. 

How to Respond

For all opportunities, responses should be submitted by email to DCFProcurement@wisconsin.gov no later than the due date and time listed for that opportunity. The applicant is responsible to ensure that their submission is complete and fully transmitted by the due time.  Applications not received timely will not be considered.

Open Grant Opportunities

1730 - Literacy and GED/HSED Services for TANF Eligible Individuals


The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is soliciting applications from statewide service providers for a grant opportunity to provide adult literacy and General Educational Development (GED)/High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing and preparation services to individuals eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) under 42 USC 601 et seq.

Sections 49.175(1)(L) and 49.175(1)(v) of the Wisconsin Statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin Act 55 and modified by 2019 Wisconsin Act 9, allocate funding to DCF for these purposes.


Eligible Applicants:

This application is open to all who want to apply and meet the criteria.


 Issue Date:

April 23, 2021


Due Date and Time:

May 7, 2021 by 2:00 PM



Application Form