Janice Barlow, Division Director
The Grants Division collaborates closely with all Region III divisions to coordinate grants management activities, providing a high level of customer service to grant recipients throughout the grant and cooperative agreement lifecycles. The division has two branches: Financial Management and Program Management.
The Financial Management Branch provides full lifecycle grant management for all regional disaster and non-disaster grants from application and award to reporting, monitoring and closeouts. Also, this branch provides grantees with comprehensive grants business management services, including financial monitoring, audit reconciliation, data analysis/systems support, grants policy guidance, and training.
Kevin Koob, Branch Chief
The Program Management Branch provides grant program management for all regional preparedness grants from application and award to reporting, monitoring and closeouts. This branch provides grantees with comprehensive grants management services, including program monitoring, technical assistance, grants policy guidance, and training. Regional preparedness grant programs offer preparedness assistance to state and local governments through a variety of programs, including the Homeland Security Grants Program, Infrastructure Protection Program and Assistance to Firefighters Grants.