The Kentucky Department of Education administers a variety of state and federal grant programs through allocations and competitive process. In addition, the Department works with private foundations to coordinate the distribution of private grant funds to schools and districts throughout the state. For specific program areas and the grants they offer, or for further information on external grant opportunities, select a link below.
Competitive Grant Awards
Competitive Grants from KDE
External Grant Opportunities
All vendors/individuals wishing to do business with the Department of Education must be registered through the Finance and Administration Cabinet. This allows vendors the opportunity to identify those products and services they wish to offer to the Commonwealth. Vendors registering for the first time should go to the Commonwealth’s eProcurement website
and click on Vendor Self Service (VSS)
Bid solicitations for all state agencies are located under the Finance and Administration's Vendor Self Service (VSS) System
. Click on the Public Access button.