Grants and Special Programs


Grants and Special Programs plans and manages all Urban County Government grants and works with the public and private sectors in preparing grant applications for submission to state and federal agencies.

In this section, you will find the following:

  • Legal Notices: Documents posted notifying the public of public hearings and other important information related to the Consolidated Plan/Annual Action Plans.

  • Policies: Policy documents and forms for programs administered by Grants and Special Programs. 

  • Neighborhood Action Match Program: Information about a grant program for Neighborhood Associations 

  • Consolidated Plan: Information about Lexington’s Consolidated Plan, which is our framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities. 

  • Housing Programs: Information about the three types of housing programs that are grant funded through Grants and Special Programs 

  • Contractors: Information that is specific for contractors and the housing programs operated by Grants and Special Programs 


City seeking general contractors for housing rehabilitation program

City seeking registered contractors to bid on federally funded projects.

Lexington’s rent assistance program praised

The National Low Income Housing Coalition ranks the city among the top local grantees nationwide for residents who need help.

30 day comment period – Justice Assistance Grant

BJA 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program –Local Grant Notifications – Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)