The Albany County Commissioners are accepting sub-recipient applications for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership (TANF/CPI) grant application.

To obtain a copy of the grant application please contact the Albany County Grants Office, or go to under the “announcements” section.

 All entities within Albany County that meet the following TANF/CPI guidelines are eligible to apply:

  • Provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives;
  • End the dependence of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work and marriage;
  • Prevent and reduce out-of-wedlock pregnancies and establishing annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies; and
  • Encourage the formation and maintenance of two (2) parent families.

Participants served with TANF funds shall be families with a child(ren) whose income is below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) who are at risk of long-term poverty. Participants shall also meet citizenship/eligible immigrant and residency criteria.

Applications are due to the Albany County Grants Office, Attn: Tim Thorson by 5:00 p.m. April 7, 2020. Submit applications electronically (via word doc format) to


Tim Thorson
Albany County Grants Manager

Sub-Recipient Application