Grant in Aid

Grant-In-Aid is an appropriation made by the General Assembly to support the activities of non-profit organizations which provide services to the citizens of Delaware. The purpose of this funding is to provide supplemental funding to service agencies and should not be construed as a sole source of funding.  To see if you qualify for Grant in Aid, click here.

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Fiscal Year 2023 Application Information


Important Dates

  • 09/01/2021

    General - Applications Open

    • FY23 GIA General Application Guide – Available Soon
    • Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, December 1, 2021
  • 09/01/2021

    Veterans - Applications Open

    • FY23 GIA Veterans Application Guide – Available Soon
    • Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, December 1, 2021
  • 01/03/2022

    Senior Centers - Applications Open

    • FY23 GIA Senior Center Application Guide – Available Soon
    • Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 4, 2022

Workshop Information

  • At this time, there are no plans to hold in-person or virtual workshops for the upcoming application period
  • Organizations with specific questions about the application process are encouraged to contact the Office of the Controller General at (302) 744-4200, or by sending an email to

Important New Information

  • Please be advised that on or about the evening of Wednesday, August 4, 2021, the State of Delaware will be migrating the Grant-In-Aid application program to ( as the State moves away from the current single sign-on platform (SSO). The outage window for this change is August 4, 2021, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. It is anticipated that returning Grant-In-Aid application users with an existing SSO account will receive an activation email the evening of August 4th asking users to activate their new My.Delaware account. For additional guidance and instructions, please see the My.Delaware Identity Provider User Guide under the additional information section below
  • Beginning with the Fiscal Year 2023 application period (in September 2021), an agency must not request funding for a GIA appropriation through a fiscal agent.  Organizations already receiving GIA funding who use fiscal agents will continue to receive funding but must be in compliance by the application period for the Fiscal Year 2023 to be considered for an appropriation in future fiscal years.
  • All materials submitted to the Office of the Controller General during the grant application process are subject to public inspection upon request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  Please provide a separate document listing any information contained in the application or financial documents and audits that you believe to be a trade secret or commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential under FOIA, specifically § 10002(l)(2) of Title 29 of the Delaware Code.