State Grants

Here we track key grants available for single moms and their families — the likes of TANF, food stamps, UI, Medicaid, among others and we crunch the numbers to analyze how much benefits single moms with two children can expect to get in each state — and how to apply.

STATE TANF SNAP JOBLESS MEDICAID
Alabama $215 $390 $275 18%
Alaska $923 $598 $370 138%
Arizona $278 $407 $240 138%
Arkansas $204 $376 $451 138%
California $878 $616 $450 138%
Colorado $508 $381 $561 138%
Connecticut $698 $376 $649 160%
Delaware $338 $369 $400 138%
District of Columbia $658 $346 $444 221%
Florida $303 $367 $275 31%
Georgia $280 $402 $365 30%
Hawaii $610 $788 $648 138%
Idaho $309 $387 $448 138%
Illinois $533 $385 $484 138%
Indiana $288 $417 $390 138%
Iowa $426 $348 $481 138%
Kansas $429 $387 $488 38%
Kentucky $262 $407 $522 138%
Louisiana $240 $427 $247 138%
Maine $610 $338 $445 138%
Maryland $727 $383 $430 138%
Massachusetts $652 $343 $855 138%
Michigan $492 $398 $362 138%
Minnesota $632 $355 $462 138%
Mississippi $170 $388 $235 25%
Missouri $292 $425 $320 21%
Montana $588 $394 $552 138%
Nebraska $468 $403 $440 138%
Nevada $386 $369 $469 138%
New Hampshire $1,086 $289 $427 138%
New Jersey $559 $535 $713 138%
New Mexico $447 $379 $461 138%
New York $789 $377 $504 138%
North Carolina $272 $396 $350 41%
North Dakota $486 $413 $618 138%
Ohio $505 $408 $443 138%
Oklahoma $292 $414 $539 138%
Oregon $506 $365 $648 138%
Pennsylvania $421 $362 $561 138%
Puerto Rico $200 $315 $190 138%
Rhode Island $554 $342 $586 138%
South Carolina $299 $389 $326 67%
South Dakota $615 $433 $414 48%
Tennessee $277 $414 $275 93%
Texas $303 $392 $521 17%
Utah $498 $398 $580 138%
Vermont $699 $346 $513 138%
Virginia $508 $402 $378 138%
Washington $569 $363 $790 138%
West Virginia $340 $377 $424 138%
Wisconsin $653 $339 $370 100%
Wyoming $712 $413 $508 52%