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Grants Management

The Office of Grants Management manages and processes state and federal grant awards to school districts, community colleges, universities and community-based organizations. This office provides administrative and operational support to program managers including receipt and technical review, tracking, budget review, and distribution and file maintenance of all projects awarded by the Florida Department of Education.

Training and Development services include training for grant recipients on the fiscal management of state and federal grants.

For information on student grants, scholarships and other financial aid, visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

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Grants Management Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance with development of Request For Proposal/Request For Application (RFP/RFA) and Pre-Approval Funding Plan
  • Provide technical review of funding proposals
  • Provide application support or assistance
  • Application review and approval
  • Funding authorization and distribution of award notification
  • Project award distribution

Florida Grants System (FLAGS)

The Florida Grants System (FLAGS) provides users a single access location for the management and tracking of grants and the distribution of funds. The functionality of the Cash Advance and Reporting of Disbursements System (CARDS) and the Grants Management System have been combined to facilitate communication between the Comptroller’s Office, the Grants Management Office and the recipient agencies.

Grant Seeking Resources

Information, Guidance and Training


Felicia Williams-Taylor, Director
Phone: 850-245-0717
325 West Gaines Street, Room 332
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400

Paula Starling, Director
Phone: 850-245-0711
325 West Gaines Street, Room 332
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400