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Local Records Program Grants

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 2022 (Cycle 2) Grant Program Schedule

July 6:  Cycle opens

July 6 - September 3:  Draft application review period

September 3:  FY22C2 Application deadline

November 3:  LR Grant Review Committee reviews and scores grant applications, and makes funding recommendations to the State Libraries, Archives, and Records Commission

December 9:  State Libraries, Archives, and Records Commission reviews grant applications and makes funding recommendations to the KDLA Commissioner

December 13:  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


Guidance Documents 


Grant Training for County Clerks 




Applications will be reviewed by the Local Records Grant Review Committe​​e. 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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Local Records Regional Administrators 

If you have any additional questions, please contact your Regional Administrator or the Local Records Branch Manager, Nicole Bryan at 502-564-1745 or