The Local Records Program distributes grant funds to local government agencies to assist them with records management, which includes digitization, security microfilming, supplies/equipment, salary support, and records conservation. Funds are awarded twice annually, and any local government agency is eligible to apply.
FY 2021 (Cycle 1) Grant Program Schedule
January 6 – Cycle opens
January 6 - March 30 – Application review period
March 30 – Application deadline
May 7 – LR Review Committee reviews grant applications
June 11 – State Libraries, Archives, and Records Commission reviews grant applications
June 15 – Award notifications are sent to grant applicants
The December 12 meeting of the Kentucky Libraries, Archives, and Records Commission is rescheduled until January. The short time span between the inauguration and the commission meeting may prove unmanageable for some of the delegated members. FY2020 Cycle 2 Local Records Program Grants funding recommendations and awards will be made in January.
January 2020 – State Libraries, Archives, and Records Commission reviews grant applications
January 2020 – Award notifications are sent to grant applicants
All applicants must comply with State and Local procurement requirements as part of the grant application process.
Grant Application Materials
Grant Recipient Materials
Applications will be reviewed by the Local Records Grant Review Committee. This committee is comprised of members who are familiar with local government and who have expertise in archives and records management. They will review the applications and make a recommendation to the State Libraries, Archives, and Records Commission who will make a final recommendation to the Commissioner of the Department for Libraries and Archives.
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If you have any additional questions, please contact your Regional Administrator or the Local Records Branch Manager, Nicole Bryan at 502-564-1745 or firstname.lastname@example.org.