Grants and Funding

Overview provides a source to FIND and APPLY for federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community. Register now and receive notifications of new grant openings delivered right to your email inbox. A step-by-step tutorial on how to complete a grant application package is available.

Current Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Fiscal Year 2021 Grant Announcements and Awards

FUNDING Grants – U. S. Department of Education – Application packages are available for grant competitions that are currently open.

Competitive Grants from KDE – ​​​​​​​​​The Kentucky Department of Education offers a variety of competitive grant opportunities each year. Current grants are advertised as Requests for Application (RFAs). Grants provide funding to districts, schools and related entities to enhance public education in Kentucky.

NIJ is Seeking Grant Applicants

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) — the scientific research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice — is overseeing the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI) to build evidence-based knowledge about the causes of school violence and test innovative approaches that will contribute to our understanding of how to keep schools safe. Current Funding Opportunities – View – NIJ is accepting applications for funding opportunities listed on this page in order of application deadline.​​

Grant Availability

U. S. Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing program (The COPS Office) distributes funding through a wide range of programs, both as grants and cooperative agreements. “The COPS Office is committed to supporting safe schools where students can learn and teachers can educate by providing a variety of resources, including grant funds …To help our schools continue to be safe so that children can learn and develop, the community policing philosophy engages law enforcement, school administrators, parents, and students in a problem-solving partnership. The central mission of this partnership is student success. When students succeed, the entire community succeeds: students who experience achievement and make positive contributions within their schools become productive citizens in the larger community.” … (U.S. Department of Justice COPS)

Ongoing Grants

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools publishes various active grant alerts several times a week and as a nonpartisan resource center at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services it builds on a 20-year commitment to achieve better health outcomes for children and adolescents through school-connected health programs and services … (The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools)

Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) – U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools – Discretionary/ Competitive Grants – Also Known As: Project SERV – this program funds short-term and long-term education-related services for local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them recover from a violent or traumatic event in which the learning environment has been disrupted.

Grants Finder Tool Helps members of the K-12 school community more easily find, apply for, and ultimately receive school safety-related Federal funding. (