The Grants Management Group (GMG) administers various state, federal and private grant programs including the Title II Formula grants program, Title I Subpart D, Juvenile Accountability Block Grants and other various grant awards .  These funds are disbursed to nonprofits, school districts, universities and local units of government through a competitive bid. Application deadlines vary per grant program. 

These grant programs include:

  • Title II
  • Title V
  • Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG)

The Grants Management Group also oversees any grant funds received by the Department, as well as partnerships with other agencies on grant projects.

The GMG provides programmatic and financial oversight to all grant programs, following the guidelines as set forth in the USDOJ Financial Guide and established guidelines set by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


Grants 101, US Dept. of Justice
The Office of Justice Programs, USDOJ, maintains a Grants 101 webpage to help grantees with application tips and navigating the process of applying for one of their highly competitive grants.
How Applicants Find and Manage Grants
The Maryland Governor's Grants Office recently conducted a constituent survey about grants-seeking and grants-management activity. 289 people responded to the survey. 36.6% were from non-profit organizations, 22.8% local governments, 17.6% state agencies, 13.4% higher education, and 8.9% individuals responding for themselves.

Other Justice & Public Safety Cabinet Grant Links

Staff Directory

Tracy Barnes,  ( Financial Officer

Pamela Blevins, ( Grant Program Administrator

Elizabeth Jenkins, (  Program Administrator

Sara Redfield, ( Compliance Monitor

Stephanie Reynolds,  Federal Program Coordinator

Jennifer Withrow, ( Program Coordinator​ 

Policy and Procedures Manual

This document is currently under editing and will be posted upon completion.

Current Funding Opportunities

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