The Grants Branch administers the various state, federal and private grant programs including the Title II Formula grant program, Title I Subpart D, Smart of Juvenile Justice, PREA, and any additional grant programs that may come available. These funds are disbursed to nonprofit organizations, school districts, universities and local units of government through a competitive bidding process. The Grants Branch also oversees any grant funds received by the Department, as well as partnerships with other agencies on grant projects. The Grants Branch 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, United States Department 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.
Office of Justice - Grants 101
How Applicants Find and Manage Grants
The Maryland Governor's Grants Office recently conducted a constituent survey about grant-seeking and grant-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.
Grant Funding Announcements
Title II Application - 2018-2019.docx
2018 DMC Application.docx
Jennifer Withrow, Branch Manager
Elizabeth Jenkins, DMC Coordinator
Laura McCauley, Juvenile Justice Specialist
Sara Redfield, Compliance Monitor
Tara Burch, Grants Administrator
Policy and Procedures Manual
This document is currently under editing and will be posted upon completion.