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Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) Grants
Watch here for the announcement of the opening of the 2020-2021 Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund application cycle!
The Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) provides grants to local governments. These grants assist local governments to establish records management programs or develop new program components. It is a competitive program, awarding grants based on the merits of applications.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Phone: (518) 474-6926
Created in 1989, the fund comes from fees collected by county clerks and the New York City Register. These fees are collected during the recording of certain documents and when county clerks assign index numbers for certain court cases. The amount of grant funding available each year depends on the number of documents recorded and index numbers assigned that year.
Application types include:
- Individual (up to $75,000)
- Shared Services (upt to $150,000)
- NYC Dept. of Records (DORIS)
Project categories include:
- Disaster Management
- Document Conversion and Access
- Files Management
- Historical Records
- Inactive Records
More detailed information on the program and the application process can be found by clicking on any of the menu items to the left, or on the following resources:
- LGRMIF Grant Application Guidelines
- Frequently Asked Questions about LGRMIF
- Fiscal Guidelines for Federal and State Funded Grants - Outlines SED fiscal policies related to LGRMIF grants
- Workshops - Including how to apply for an LGRMIF grant.