State Funding Grants

The Utah Indigent Defense Commission (IDC), through the state of Utah, provides funding through grants to local governments and indigent defense systems for the improvement of those systems. Per Utah statute, the commission may use these funds for the any of the following:

  • assisting a county or municipality to provide indigent defense services that meet the Commission’s minimum guidelines for effective representation of indigent individuals;
  • the establishment and maintenance of local indigent defense data collection systems;
  • indigent defense services in addition to those currently being provided by a county or municipality; and
  • to provide training and continuing legal education for indigent defense service providers.

If your agency would like to apply for an IDC grant, you must complete the forms below:

State and Local Indigent Defense Grant Application

Indigent Defense Commission Application Questionnaire

Once completed, you may send them to IDC@utah.gov or submit them on this page.

If you are looking for reimbursement forms for private contested termination actions, click here.