Grants Administration and Resource Development

This office coordinates the pursuit, acquisition, and management of external funds from public and private sources; conducts grant monitoring; oversees special projects; and facilitates communication among internal and external constituencies in the development and management of programs.

Proposals Under Development

Check back here for the latest information on statewide proposals.

Governor's Grants Office
2018 Annual Report


Grants/Notice of Funding Availability

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency and until further notice, MSDE will ONLY accept grant proposals submitted electronically. Electronic signatures are allowable.

The Teacher Induction, Retention, and Advancement PilotPDF document link to The Teacher Induction, Retention, and Advancement Pilot
Deadline for submission: Monday, October 5, 2020
No later than 12:00 noon


Deadline for submission: No later than Monday, August 24, 2020 Grant Awards will be announced by Monday, October 5, 2020

Disclaimer: The 2020-2021 grants are contingent upon the availability of funding. The determination for the release of funds will not occur until early in 2021. No financial commitments or expenditures should be committed until grantees are officially notified by MSDE in 2021.

Technical Assistance:
A virtual technical assistance meeting will be held Friday, July 31, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Please indicate your interest in the virtual technical meeting by emailing Kim Bellinger at, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020. An invitation to a Google Meet technical meeting will be forwarded to you.

The Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS) is pleased to announce three different grants for fiscal year 2021. Please visit the MCSS website at for more information. Send all grant related inquiries to

Contact Information

Michial A. Gill, Ph.D.
Director of Grants Administration and State Aided Educational Institutions
Maryland State Department of Education
200 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2959
410-767-3170 (office)
410-371-6955 (mobile)
410-333-6033 (fax)