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Department for Local Government
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 340
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-2382
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(800) 346-5606
(800) 648-6056
(502) 573-2939


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The Department for Local Government (DLG), under the Office of the Governor, provides financial help in the way of grant and loan assistance, as well as advising local governments in matters of budget, personnel and other issues relevant to those entities.


  • RTP and LWCF Now Accepting Applications


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    The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) applications are now available to download. The RTP deadline is March 31, 2016 and LWCF deadline is April 29, 2016....(MORE)

  • MCTC Receives ARC Equipment Grant


    MCTC Receives ARC Equipment Grant

    Maysville Community and Technical College Friday got a lot closer to its fundraising goal for building a new Rowan Campus. State Rep. Rocky Adkins and Tony Wilder, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Local Government, presented a $500,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant to MCTC for equipment for the new campus. As part of The BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitive...(MORE)

  • Community Broadband Planning Opportunity


    Community Broadband Planning Opportunity

    The Office of Broadband Outreach and Development (OBOD) is making funds available to support two community planning engagements in the eastern portion of Kentucky. Communities in the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) area, coal-producing counties, and Promise Zone counties are eligible to apply for this opportunity. Governor Beshear established the OBOD in October 2010 to identify areas ac...(MORE)

  • Nearly $1.3M in Recreational Trail Program
    grants awarded in 25 counties


    Nearly $1.3M in Recreational Trail Program grants awarded in 25 counties

    Will help develop new trails and enhance existing sites FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 12, 2105) — Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear today announced nearly $1.3 million in 2015 Recreational Trail Program (RTP) grants to develop and maintain two trail projects throughout Kentucky. "Improving Kentucky’s trails is important to developing our state’s overall adventure tourism efforts,” said G...(MORE)

  • CDBG Administrator Re-Certification Training


    CDBG Administrator Re-Certification Training

    Option 1 – Nov. 16-17, 2015 Option 2 – Nov. 18-19, 2015 DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Lexington 2601 Richmond Road Lexington, Kentucky 40509 Class reservations must be made by 11/9/15 Who should attend: Previously certified individuals must attend one of the sessions in Lexington in order to maintain their certification. NOTE: All Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administrator...(MORE)

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