Indiana Supreme Court
Division of State Court Administration
30 S. Meridian Street, Ste. 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Lilia G. Judson, Esq.
Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Pho: 317-232-2542
Fax: 317-233-6586

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State Court Administration > Programs & Projects > Grant Programs Grant Programs Administered by the Division of State Court Administration and the Indiana Judicial Center

Every year, the Division of State Court Administration and the Indiana Judicial Center provide grants or reimbursements to Indiana counties for special projects and the daily work of the judicial system. Following is a summary of these programs with links to additional information. For a detailed view of funding provided by county, you may download the spreadsheet below.

Grant Program/
Purpose Annual Dollars Available/
Distribution Details
For Details, Contact
GAL/CASA Grants(STAD) To recruit, train and supervise community volunteers who make recommendations to the court on behalf of children who need a voice, and help them through the child welfare system. $8,554,340 distributed to 88 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Leslie S. Dunn
Family Court Grants (STAD) To provide funds to courts to develop pilot programs to better serve children and families in the court system, with an emphasis on developing models to coordinate multiple cases involving the same family. $723,576 distributed to 34 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Michael Commons
Problem Solving Court Grants (IJC) To provide counties funds to establish and maintain problem solving courts (drug, re-entry, mental health, veterans, family) which provide offenders access to comprehensive treatment and ancillary services while under the supervision of the problem solving court judge. $690,880 distributed to 31 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Mary Kay Hudson
Alcohol and Drug Grants (IJC) To develop, train, certify, and support court-administered alcohol and drug programs. $54,089 distributed to 25 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Justin Miller
Court Interpreter Grants (STAD) To provide foreign language interpreter grants, to certify interpreters and to help defray the costs of interpretation, and maintain a certified interpreter registry. $939,637 distributed to 42 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
LaKesha Triggs
Court Reform Grants (STAD) To provide funding to designated counties for local court reform studies and implementation of improvement projects. $1,193,026 distributed to 36 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Elizabeth Daulton
Public Defender Capital Case and Non-Capital Case Reimbursement Program (STAD) To provide all 92 counties potential reimbursement from the Public Defense Fund for 50% of capital defense expenses and up to 40% of non-capital expenses. $57,179,473 distributed to 8 counties for Capital case expenses and to 55 counties
for Non-capital programs from 2013 to 2015.
Derrick Mason
Court Technology (STAD) Dedicated to providing Indiana Trial Courts with many kinds of technology resources that assist them in their day-to-day work. $2,807,402 distributed to 88 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Mary DePrez
CIP, Basic, Training and Data Grants (IJC, STAD) To support counties and local organizations to enhance the safety, well-being and permanency of children in the child welfare system through projects, initiatives, studies and training. $482,731 distributed to 13 counties
from 2013 to 2015.
Angela Reid-Brown, (IJC),
Adult Guardianship Office (STAD) To recruit, train and supervise volunteer advocates for seniors and incapacitated adults who are subject to probate court jurisdiction. $1,090,879 in legislative funding distributed to 18 programs from 2013 to 2015.

Erica Costello