Foster Care Court Improvement Program

NOTICE: The Maryland Judiciary is using the AmpliFund grants management system (GMS) for fiscal year 2022 Programs Division grants and District Court Problem-Solving Court budget requests.   For more information about the GMS, please contact Alecia Parker at [email protected] or 410-260-3544 or the department contact identified below.

The Maryland Judiciary, Foster Care Court Improvement Program administers child welfare focused grants with funds appropriated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, to provide financial assistance to State and local units of government, non-profit organizations and institutions of higher education within the State of Maryland to assist state courts in improving safety, permanency, and well-being outcomes for abused and neglected children in the child welfare system. The grants are offered to support innovative projects, particularly in areas of new and emerging child welfare issues.

For more information regarding Foster Care Court Improvement Program grants, please contact Hope Gary at [email protected] or Joanne Kerr at [email protected] 

Additional Prior Year and Current Funding Opportunity Documents can be found under Juvenile and Family Services located at: