Unaccompanied Undocumented Minors (UUM) Legal Services Program Administrator (PA) Request for Application (RFA)

Departmental Grant ID:
SG-UUM PA-20-01
Portal ID:
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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The Unaccompanied Undocumented Minors (UUM) Legal Services program provides legal services to undocumented minors in California. The PA model aims to refine the UUM program by executing timely agreements and ensuring prompt reimbursement. CDSS established the Program Administrator (PA) model to streamline these services. 


Pursuant to its authority, CDSS enters into this Agreement with (Grantee) for the sole purpose to; 1) administer UUM legal services grant funding; 2) subgrant UUM legal services to eligible direct services grantees; 3) monitor reporting and invoicing; and 4) act as the UUM liaison for the designated subgrantees, which includes partnering with CDSS for performance management and addressing service needs.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

Eligible Geographies:


Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
5-year service term

Funding Details

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The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Payment scheduled located in RFA.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Alexandra Gonzalez, 1-916-651-8017, UUMLegalServices@dss.ca.gov