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Sedgwick County Grants


This website provides information about all active County grants. The main page shows all County grants by department and gives information on the name of the grant, the agency that awarded the grant, the award period, the purpose of the grant, the grant count, and the award total. The grant count, which is the total number of grants, and the award totals are summed up into grand totals. This total is in bold and is located in the first row of this table.

To get more details on a specific grant, click on the the name of the grant. This will take you to a new screen containing information about the grant you selected to review. Also provided in this screen is a link to the grant document. To view the grant document click on the link located next to “Attachments” at the bottom of the table.

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Purpose of Grant
Count= 51Sum= $149,046,259.06
-American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)U.S. Federal Government03/11/2021 - 12/31/2024
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) became law on March 11, 2021 to provide $1.9 trillion in economic stimulus with the intent to speed up the United States' recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA expands and builds on the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) from March 2020 and the $900 billion in stimulus relief in the consolidated Appropriation Act, 2021 from December 2020.
Direct Federal
AgingSenior Health Insurance Counseling of Kansas (SHICK) '20Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services04/01/2024 - 03/31/2025
The SHICK Coordinator and volunteers answer Medicare benefit questions and helps individuals understand available supplemental insurance and Plan D options.
Federal Pass-Thru State
AgingSenior Medicare Patrol '20Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services6/1/19 - 5/31/24
The SMP Program is designed to reduce Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse through distribution of materials such as brochures and handouts and coordinate activities that allow volunteers to meet with benficiaries and answer simple questions.
Federal Pass-Thru State
AgingTitle III of the Older Americans Act (OAA)Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services 10/1/2023 - 9/30/2024
Older Americans Act (OAA) will enhance the following programs: Area Plan Administration, Title III-B Supportive Services, Title III-C (1) Congregate meals, Title III-C (2) Home Delivered Meals, Title III-D Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Services, Title III-E National Family Caregiver Support Program, Non-Federal B,C-1 &C-2 Services (KDADS State Match).
Federal Pass-Thru State
AgingRetired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) AmeriCorp Seniors04/01/24 - 03/31/25
RSVP is America's largest volunteer network for people aged 55 and older. Approved volunteers receive training from the organization where they will serve, and supplemental insurance while on duty. RSVP volunteers do not receive monetary incentives; however those who drive quite a bit will have the opportunity to receive a gas gift card. Volunteers are also invited to a yearly recognition banquet.
Direct Federal
AgingSenior Care Act FY'24The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
The Senior Care Act (SCA) program was established by the Kansas Legislature to assist older Kansans who have functional limitations in self-care and independent living, but who are able to reside in a community based residence if some services are provided. The program provides in-home services to persons who contribute to the cost services based on their ability to pay. The program is for Kansas residents, age 60 or older. Senior Care Act services vary by County but may include such things as attendant care, respite care, homemaker, chore services, and adult day care. Services are offered on a sliding fee scale based on income and assets for customers who functionally qualify.  A portion of the funds received are shared with surrounding County's.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Aging5310 Urban TransportationCity of Wichita - Wichita Transit07/1/2023 - 06/30/2025
The purpose of the 5310 Urban Transportation grant is to allow access to transportation in the 5310 urban jurisdiction for residents that have limited or no access to a vehicle. Sedgwick County Transportation (SCT) connects communities to one another providing low cost and accessible transportation. Utilizing SCT allows for an individual to be mobile and independent; encourages social interaction that has great health benefits both mentally and physically; helps reduce poverty and strengthens the economy; reduces traffic that is good for the environment and finally, allows for the elderly and persons with disabilities to remain in their choice of community, reducing institutionalization. SCT provides for any trip with purposes including: medical appointments, work and education opportunities, social services, shopping, and banking.
Private or Other (includes municipalities)
AgingAmerican Rescue Plan (ARP) under Title III of the Older Americans Act (OAA)Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)03/11/2021 - 09/30/2024
This award is issued under Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), as amended through P.L. 116-131, enacted March 23, 2020. On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (P.L. 117-2) was signed into law by President Biden. Section 2921 of the law appropriated $1.434 billion to remain available to carry out OAA. Within the funding appropriated, the law indicates that of the amounts available, the funding should be provided to carry out Parts, B, C, D, and E. Funds are available under Part B for supportive services, COVID-19 vaccines, and social isolation.
Federal Pass-Thru State
COMCARECCBHC-ICTA IADepartment of Health and Human Services09/30/2022 - 09/29/2026
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded COMCARE of Sedgwick County $1,000,000 each year for four years to the COMCARE -ICT IA Project.
Federal Pass-Thru State
COMCARESPC-Consolidated Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and Local Governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; promote access to and effect utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.  
Direct Federal
COMCARE988 Operational Suicide HotelineKansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
On July 16, 2022, in Kansas and nationally, a new 988 number became available 24 hours a day/7 days a week for people dealing with a mental health crisis. In Kansas, the 988 contact centers are independently operated and funding will be used to operate and oversee the hotline center.
Federal Pass-Thru State
COMCAREFEP Grant FY'23Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
COMCARE of Sedgwick County will provide support and services for those with early serious mental illness (SMI). Funding will be used to build a program team approach which will support early detection and intervention. This program team will support meeting the needs of persons with early psychotic disorders, specifically first episode psychosis between the ages of 15 to 36; Early intervention programs are designed to bridge existing services for these groups and eliminate gaps between child, adolescent, and adult mental health programs. 
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COMCAREProject Assistingin the Transition From Homelessness (PATH)Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)08/01/2023 - 07/31/2024
SAMSHA's Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) program provides funds to each state to support services for individuals with serious mental illnesses, as well as individuals with co-occurring serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The Kansas PATH program supports the delivery of eligible services to persons who are homeless or precariously housed and have Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and co-occurring substance disorders, with an emphasis on adults who are literally homeless. Path funds are used to provide an array of allowable services, including street outreach, case management, and services that are not supported by mainstream mental health programs.
Federal Pass-Thru State
COMCAREMobile Crisis Response Expansion & Development GrantKansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)07/01/23-06/30/24
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Service will support statewide CMHCs and CCBHCs to develop and expand behavioral health crises response by providing 24/7,365 days out of the year, life-saving mobile response to all individuals in need. COMCARE will implement two additional Crisis Clinicians and three additional Integrated Care Specialist that will allow 24/7 mobile crisis response. Mobile crisis response will bring crisis intervention services to the patient, rather requiring the patient to be transported to the Community Crisis Center or Emergency Department. These services provided will be crisis intervention services, with the level of intervention depending on need.
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CorrectionsKansas Department of Corrections Adult GrantKansas Department of Corrections07/01/23-06/30/24
The Sedgwick County Community Corrections has been awarded $5,619,759.86 for FY 2023 which includes: $3,736,398.86 for adult correctional services; $1,199,452.00 for operation of an adult residential center, and; $683,909.00 for enhancement of behavioral health services for adult offenders.
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CorrectionsKansas Department of Corrections Juvenile AwardKansas Department of Corrections07/01/23-06/30/24
The 18th Judicial District Community Corrections has been awarded $3,263,128.62 for juvenile service. The award  includes:$1,535,072.62 for JCAB, $1,228,056 for Reinvestment, and $500,000.00 for Regional Collaboration.
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Emergency ManagementThe Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)Department of Kansas Division of Emergency Management01/01/2024 - 12/31/2024
The Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) is Federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) passed through to Sedgwick County from the State of Kansas. The purpose of the EMPG program is to assist counties in enhancing and sustaining an emergency management program for the protection of life and property in the community.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentHealthy StartHealthy Resource and Service Administration (HRSA)04/01/2024 - 03/31/2025
Healthy Start aims to improve outcomes before, during, and after pregency; reduce racial and ethnic differences in rates of infant deaths and negative maternal health outcomes.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentImmunization and Vaccine for Children (IP19-1901) IAP Supplemental 4 - Vaccine EquityKansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)01/13/2021 - 06/30/2024
An effort to support vaccine clinics include, but are not limited to, reaching out to those whom vaccine is recommended, training providers and partners on the appropriate storage and handling of the vaccine, equipping health care providers to discuss the vaccine and administer it to patients, ensuring adequate clinic staff availability, and ensuring systems can track vaccines administered and provide recall tracking and notification to complete vaccine series.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentIP-1901 Immunization and Vaccine for Children (IAP) Supplemental 3- Vaccine AccessKansas Department of Health and Envirorment 01/13/2021 - 06/30/2024
Funds may be used for salaries overtime, one-time pay adjustments, related benefits, and contracts for staff associated with provision of COVID-19 (and routine) vaccine activities. Funds may also be used for vaccine education, promotion, outreach, and equipment or supplies associated with vaccine and vaccine administration.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentMedical Reserve Corps Unit 92NACCHO RISE12/01/22 - 08/30/24
More than 970 community-based volunteer units across the country make up the National Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). These groups locally organize and utilize volunteers - medical, non-medical, and others to promote healthy living throughout the year and prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.
Private or Other (includes municipalities)
Health DepartmentState Formula AdminKansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
Health Department Infrastructure Formula Grant.
State Only
Health DepartmentMCHKansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
Every five years, KDHE conducts a comprehensive needs assessment to determine gaps in health status and health system capacity in serving the MCH population. Guidelines for this grant includes: at least 30% of the funds must be used for preventive and primary care services for children. At least 30% percent must be spent for services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. No more than 10% may be used for administering the funds paid under this section. Funding is also to be spent on preventative and primary care services for pregnant women, mothers, and infants up to age one, however there are no requirements regarding the percentage to be spent. 
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Health DepartmentMRC-STTRONG GrantHealth & Human Services (HHS)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2025
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is providing Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)-STTRONG grant funding to strengthen the MRC volunteer programs, including the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD). SCHD houses the Sedgwick County MRC Unit#92, made up of medical and non-medical community members, who volunteer to help SCHD and Sedgwick County at events and in emergency situations. Within SCHD, the MRC is coordinated by the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program. The MRC Unit #92 is part of a national network of more than 200,000 volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentPublic Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) ProgramKansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
The Bureau of Community Health System's Preparedness Program has developed a five year strategy to fully integrate the public health and healthcare preparedness capabilities into local, regional, and state-level planning efforts. Efforts will be focused on building three of the fifteen capabilities per year across the health and medical sector, which includes but is not limited to local health departments, healthcare organizations, and healthcare coalitions.  
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentSTI/HIV Surveillance ProgramsKansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
The sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Program works to stop the spread of STIs and HIV in Kansas. As part of the Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention, the program works in collaboration with local health departments and other health care providers to intervene in the spread of infectious diseases. SCHD is helping the community prevent diseases that can cause disability and death, like, TB, vaccine-preventable diseases, and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentFamily Planning & Reproductive HealthKansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
The Reproductive Health and Family Planning program assists individuals and couples in planning the number and spacing of their children. Programs are voluntary and confidential. Family Planning clinics in Kansas are primarily located in County Health Departments. Services vary by site but include: annual well-women exam, pregnancy testing, counseling, and referrals made as needed, basic infertility services, birth control, including natural family planning and abstinence, sexually transmitted infections  and treatment, pap tests, and breast cancer screenings.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentTuberculosis Control Program Activities Kansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
KDHE intends to provide funding to the Sedgwick County Health Department for the purpose of financing expenses related to the Local Agency to provide expanded TB services for people receiving TB diagnostics, evaluation and treatment for Public Health purposes. Tuberculosis related services for diagnosis and/or treatment may include chest x-rays, laboratory tests, nursing care and assessments, office visits to primary care providers for evaluation and/or follow-up, and visits for directly observed therapy (DOT).
Federal Pass-Thru State
Health DepartmentKansas Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Local AgencyKansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)10/01/23-09/30/24
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, and other services to Kansas families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms, and kids under age 5 healthy by providing the following: personalized nutrition information and support, checks to buy healthy food, tips for eating well improved health, and referrals for services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screening and referral, breastfeeding support, and nutrition and health classes on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby shopping, on a budget, and more.
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Health DepartmentImmunization Action Plan (IAP)Kansas Department of Health and Enviorment07/01/23-06/30/24
The Kansas Immunization Program works in collaboration with local health departments and other health care providers to reduce or eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases that can cause disability and death. 
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Health DepartmentOverdose Data to Action: Limiting Overdose through Collaboration Actions in Localities (OD2A: Local)Department of HHealth and Human Services (HHS)09/01/23-08/31/24
Overdose Data to Action: Limiting Overdose through Collaborative Actions in Localities (OD2A: Local) funds 40 city, country, and territorial health departments to build a strong foundation of cooperation and partnership across public health, behavioral health, health systems, community organizations, and public safety. This is necessary to build cohesive programs that reach people throughout communities and close gaps in access to services. 
Direct Federal
Health DepartmentHealthy Babies (CPE/KCSL)Kansas Department of Health and Enviorment (KDHE)  07/01/23-06/30/24
Healthy Babies is an educational program for prenatal and parenting families, with no out of pocket expense to the participant. Registered nurses and community liaisons provide education and family support through home and office visits. Providers are also available at Community clinics to accompany clients to well-child visits and assist with navigation through  the healthcare system. Moms who participate in Healthy Babies can earn incentives by reaching various milestones throughout their time in the program. Participants will have access to information about multiple topics including: Basic baby care, family planning, breastfeeding, infant growth/development, labor and delivery, Preterm labor signs/symptoms, safe sleep, STDs.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Public Services-Community ProgramsThe Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund (LATCF)US TreausryN/A
The Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund is a general revenge enhancement program that provides additional assistance to eligible revenue sharing Counties and eligible Tribal governments. There is no timeline for this grant, the first payment will be available immediately after approval and will be eligible on a rolling basis. The second payment is expected after the start of the calendar year 2023.
Direct Federal
Public Services-Community ProgramsLocal Safety & Security Equipment (LSSE) GrantKansas Department of Administration10/01/2023 - 12/31/2024
This grant will support updates to radios for 17 Police Departments within Sedgwick County, Sedgwick County Sheriff's office, Sedgwick County Emergency Management, Sedgwick County Emergency Communications, Sedgwick County Courthouse Police, and Sedgwick County Fire Department. The grant requires a 10% match and each entity will be responsible for their own match.
Federal Pass-Thru State
Public Services-Community ProgramsKansas Department of Transportation for Economic Development ProgrmU.S. Department of TansportationN/A
An American-owned, American-made 5th generation, family owned East-Coast Manufacturing Company producer of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings for plumbing and pressure seeking to invest $63 million into a new 120,000-130,000 square foot pipe manufacturing facility site in the city limits of Maize, KS due to the availability and efficiency of inbound and outbound transportation (both rail and truck). The Maize Facility will produce finished PVC pipe for both residential housing and irrigation industry and sold to various contractors and the general public through retailers such as Home Depot and Lowe’s. Their new site is projected to be fully operational in 2025 and will bring 50 net new permanent full-time jobs over the next three years. Sedgwick County will be partnering with WATCO and the City of Maize on this project. 
Direct Federal
Public Services-Community ProgramsWilliams Companies; Inc. Grant for Community Grants & ScholarshipsWilliams Company Grant8/10/2023 - 8/9/2024
This grant will be used for procurement of three Zolland AED's to be located within County facilities. Risk Management is working to ensure all County facilities contain at least one AED per floor, for accessibility during a cardiac emergency.
Private or Other (includes municipalities)
Regional Forensic Science CenterPaul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement GrantOffice of Justice Programs (OJP)10/01/2022 - 09/30/2025
The Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center (RFSC) serves as the Crime Laboratory and Medical Examiner's Office for Sedgwick County, Kansas. The center provides autopsy services to agencies within Sedgwick County and 20 other counties in the region, including comprehensive post-mortem toxicology testing. This project aims to replace one of the three critical instruments; thus funding will be used to purchase one LC-MS/MS system. Funding will also be used to eliminate the existing backlog so that full accreditation can be achieved and maintained going forward.
Direct Federal
Regional Forensic Science CenterDNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) ProgramOffice of Justice Programs (OJP)10/01/22-09/30/24
The DNA laboratory has accumulated a backlog over the past two years due to qualified scientist promotions, time dedicated to scientists in training, and ongoing validation projects. With newer scientists completing training, the laboratory has been able to conduct screening on all sexual assault cases and move them into the queue for DNA analysis, thus creating a shift in workflow bottleneck and an increased awareness of supply costs associated with the additional analysts. The goal of this project is allocation of funding for required equipment and supplies so the identified positive sexual assault samples, and other cases awaiting analysis, may be processed and uploaded to CODIS whenever eligible.
Direct Federal
Regional Forensic Science CenterDNA Capacity Enhancement FY'23Deprtment of Justice (DOJ)10/01/2023 - 09/30/2025
The DNA laboratory has accumulated a backlog over the past several years. With newer scientists recently becoming proficient in screening the laboratory has been able to process backlogged sexual assault cases and move them into the queue for DNA analysis, thus creating a shift in workflow bottleneck and increased awareness of supply costs associated with the additional analysts. The goal of this project is to use funding for required equipment and supplies so sexual assault cases and homicides awaiting analysis may be processed for CODIS entry.
Direct Federal
Regional Forensic Science CenterPaul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Competitive Grant FY'22Department of Justice (DOJ)10/01/2022 - 09/30/2025
This project aims to replace one of the three critical instruments; thus, funding will be used to purchase one LC-MS/MS system. Funding will also be used to eliminate the existing backlog so that full accreditation can be achieved and maintained going forward. By eliminating the backlog, reducing the amount of time scientists spend troubleshooting, and increasing the operational periods of RFSC instrumentation, the project will serve to improve the turn-around
Direct Federal
Regional Forensic Science CenterPaul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act (NFSIA) FY'23Kansas Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (KCJCC)10/01/2022 - 09/30/2024
Grant funds will be used to purchase a gas chromatography-nitrogen phosphorus detection system; install a proximity card reader to upgrade accessibility  to secure areas of evidence and file storage; and storage maintenance agreement with the supplemental AuthXAccess Module.
Federal Pass-Thru State
SheriffFY 20 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)U.S. Department of Justice10/01/2019  - 09/30/2024
The Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of Federal criminal justice funding to the State and units of local government. JAG funds support all components of the criminal justice system, from multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces, to crime  prevention and domestic violence programs, courts, corrections, treatment, and justice information initiatives.
This grant has been extended until September 30, 2024.
Direct Federal
SheriffFY 21 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)U.S. Department of Justice10/01/2020 - 09/30/2024
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs  and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following programs: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections program; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness program (other than compensation) and 8) mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams.
Direct Federal
SheriffFY'22 Edward Bryne Memorial Justice Grant ProgramOffice of Justice Programs (OJP)10/01/2021 - 09/30/2025
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program allows units of local government, including tribes, to support to a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. This year, Sedgwick County and the City of Wichita were allocated $481,108 in JAG grant funds. Funds will be distributed evenly between the two jurisdictions via an agreement. Sedgwick County's share of the award is available to all departments within the Department of Public Safety, in addition to the Division of Information, Technology & Support Services, Sheriff's Office. District Attorney's Office, Courthouse Police, and District Court. Divisions submitted their requests for funding to an internal advisory committee. Requests were received from the District Attorney, Regional Forensic Science Center, Corrections, Courthouse Police, and the Sheriff. The JAG Advisory Committee made its decisions based on priority need and eligibility under the JAG requirements.
Direct Federal
SheriffFY'23 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) ProgramDepartment of Justice (DOJ)10/01/2022 - 09/30/2026
Sedgwick County will partner with the City of Wichita to use JAG funds for projects that support various City and County departments. Specifically, the County will use funds to purchase equipment for the Regional Forensic Science Center; install a camera system at the Courthouse Parking Garage and Property and Evidence building; purchase supplies for the Sheriff's Office employees; replace phones and software in the District Attorney's Office; outfit officers at the Juvenile Facility with body cameras; and update the Department of Corrections' information management system. The City of Wichita will be using  funds for travel and training, along with equipment purchases to include: bomb detection unit, helmets and night vision sets, a parabolic microphone, AFU station, and Records Workstation.
Direct Federal
SheriffInternet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) 22-24Office of Justice (OJP)10/01/2022 - 09/30/2024
The National Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program consists of state and  local law enforcement task forces dedicated to developing effective responses to online enticement of children by sexual predators, child exploitation, child obscenity, and pornography cases. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is the lead agency of the Kansas Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The Kansas ICAC (along with its thirty-nine task force affiliate agencies - which include City, County, and tribal law enforcement) serve 515,416 residents of Sedgwick County and 2,913,021 residents of Kansas. The Kansas ICAC is partnered with the State and Federal prosecutors and law enforcement agencies and will continue to build relationships and enlist new task force affiliates and partners to combat the issues of child exploitation.
Direct Federal
SheriffHigh Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) FY'23Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI)01/01/2023 - 12/31/2024
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has awarded High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funding to Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies in the region comprised of the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota for the purpose of combating the manufacture and importation of methamphetamine and the disruption of poly-drug trafficking organizations. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) has been designated as the fiscal agent for award proceeds to be distributed to State and Local agencies participating in the Midwest HIDTA program within Kansas and in selected regional initiatives.
Federal Pass-Thru State
SheriffFederal Victims of Crime Act Grant (VOCA) FY'24Kansas Governor's Grants Program (KGGP)10/01/2023 - 09/30/2024
The Victim Advocate, working as a first responder for victims, has assisted the Sheriff's Office in better responding to the emotional and physical needs of crime victims and has provided early crisis intervention. The Victim Advocate assists primary and secondary victims with stabilization of their following victimization, assists victims in understanding the criminal justice system, educates victims of their rights as a crime victim, and strives to provide a measure of safety to the victims. The Sheriff's Office desires to continue these services and resubmit our application for VOCA funding through the Victims of Crime Act grant. This continued funding will allow our Victim Advocate to continue providing these much-needed services to victims of crime.
Federal Pass-Thru State
SheriffLaw Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) FY'22Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office)09/01/2022 - 08/31/2024
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office initiated its wellness program in January 2020 with the intention of supporting the mental, emotional, and physical health of its members. In order for law enforcement officers and support staff to keep their communities safe from crime and violence, it is imperative to provide resources to keep them holistically well. The program's success is largely due to grant funding through the LEMHWA Act Offered through the COPS Office. Funding will be used to continue to offer training, mental and physical health resources, and implement a family program.
Direct Federal
SheriffByrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program FY'22Office of Justice (OJP)03/15/22-08/31/2024
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the monitoring, safety, and well-being of on average 1,495 inmates each day. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic the average length of stay for inmates has increased due to back logs in the court systems and staffing levels have decreased. The Sheriff's Office will use the funds to install two additional cameras in the sleeping sections, two cameras in the common areas of the bathroom's, one camera in the cleaning closet, and one additional camera in the sally port entering the house unit. By monitoring these lower custody inmates remotely the majority of the time, Sedgwick County is able to more effectively utilize the number of staff members.
Direct Federal
SheriffFamilies First Prevention GrantKansas Department for Children and Families 07/01/2023 - 06/30/2024
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office Community Support Services (CSS) Program is a multilevel support for not only families within Sedgwick County, but to serve law enforcement agencies and DCF with improved partnership involving early family intervention, follow-up, and assistance. The program receives referrals from community agencies, law enforcement, DCF, and community members. In addition to families referring themselves for assistance. The goal of the program is for the CSS to work with families to reduce family and law enforcement contact, increase social and safety network supports, and building resilience towards the goal of reducing child neglect, abuse, injury, fatality and child placement into foster care.
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