Grants For Ohio Courts & Justice-Related Organizations

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Supreme Court of Ohio
65 South Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3731

Grant Administrator:
Linda Flickinger

Phone: 614.387.9522
Fax: 614.387.9489

Email: Linda.Flickinger@sc.ohio.gov

The Supreme Court of Ohio makes grants available each year to assist Ohio courts and justice partners in funding upgrades to operations, innovative justice initiatives and more. Each grant type is targeted to a specific need or use.

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Court personnel and other justice-related partners are encouraged to bookmark this page. Educational information, as well as information about all future grant releases and awards will be available on this page.

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PILOTS

The Supreme Court of Ohio is piloting an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) pilot project focused on mediating foreclosure and eviction matters. Approximately five local courts in Ohio will be designated as "ODR pilot project courts."

Courts designated as pilot project courts will:

  • Receive technical assistance from the Supreme Court of Ohio;
  • Have an opportunity to provide input on vendor selection;
  • Receive training;
  • Receive pertinent materials to support the ODR pilot program, including 12 months access to the platform to be used for online mediation;
  • Identify a mediator(s), administrator, and judge to oversee the project;
  • Agree to use the platform for an agreed-upon minimum number of cases, as appropriate and where such cases are available, using the ODR platform over the course of the pilot program period.

Interested courts should complete the Online Dispute Resolution Statement of Interest

PROCUREMENT RESOURCES FOR COURTS

The Supreme Court of Ohio has developed a website to provide guidance and direction to Ohio courts in their efforts to procure goods and services such as technology (audio/video equipment, case management systems, etc.). The site includes resources designed to guide courts through the various stages of procurement, including requests for proposals, contracting, and project management. While these resources will serve as helpful and informative reference tools for courts, it is not an all-inclusive instructional guide. The Supreme Court of Ohio remains committed to assisting Ohio courts and providing guidance in regards to large procurements when needed.

Procurement Resources for Courts

eCitation Special Funding Opportunity

The application period is now closed. Results of the competitive application process are expected in May 2020.

2020 Technology Grant Fund

View a complete list of awardees for the 2020 Technology Grant Fund.

Civil Justice Program Fund

View a complete list of awardees for the FY 2021 Civil Justice Program grants.

Fiscal Information

Do you have fiscal-related questions on a grant award? Please send an email with your question and the grant information to: grant-fiscal@sc.ohio.gov. The appropriate person will provide a response to your question. All other grant questions may be addressed to grants@sc.ohio.gov.

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