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 13%
Alaska $923 $598 $370 133%
Arizona $278 $407 $240 133%
Arkansas $204 $376 $451 133%
California $878 $616 $450 133%
Colorado $508 $381 $561 133%
Connecticut $698 $376 $649 155%
Delaware $338 $369 $400 133%
District of Columbia $658 $346 $444 216%
Florida $303 $367 $275 26%
Georgia $280 $402 $365 30%
Hawaii $610 $788 $648 133%
Idaho $309 $387 $448 133%
Illinois $533 $385 $484 133%
Indiana $288 $417 $390 133%
Iowa $426 $348 $481 133%
Kansas $429 $387 $488 33%
Kentucky $262 $407 $522 133%
Louisiana $240 $427 $221 133%
Maine $610 $338 $445 133%
Maryland $727 $383 $430 133%
Massachusetts $652 $343 $855 133%
Michigan $492 $398 $362 133%
Minnesota $632 $355 $462 133%
Mississippi $170 $388 $235 20%
Missouri $292 $425 $320 16%
Montana $588 $394 $552 133%
Nebraska $468 $403 $440 133%
Nevada $386 $369 $469 133%
New Hampshire $1,086 $289 $427 133%
New Jersey $559 $364 $713 133%
New Mexico $447 $379 $461 133%
New York $789 $377 $504 133%
North Carolina $272 $396 $350 36%
North Dakota $486 $413 $618 133%
Ohio $505 $408 $443 133%
Oklahoma $292 $414 $539 36%
Oregon $506 $365 $648 133%
Pennsylvania $421 $362 $561 133%
Puerto Rico $200 $315 $190 133%
Rhode Island $554 $342 $586 133%
South Carolina $299 $389 $326 62%
South Dakota $615 $433 $414 43%
Tennessee $277 $414 $275 88%
Texas $303 $392 $521 12%
Utah $498 $398 $580 133%
Vermont $699 $346 $513 133%
Virginia $508 $402 $378 133%
Washington $569 $363 $790 133%
West Virginia $340 $377 $424 133%
Wisconsin $653 $339 $370 95%
Wyoming $712 $413 $508 47%