Contact Us

Phone:  (518) 474-4815
Fax:  (518) 486-4899

Mailing Address: Grants Finance
Room 510W EB
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York  12234

Grants Finance is responsible for the financial management of over $3.5 billion dollars supporting approximately 12,000 State and federal grants annually. Grants are awarded to over 3,500 local agencies, including public school districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), municipalities, post-secondary institutions, private not-for-profit organizations, community based organizations and library systems.

Our website offers a great deal of guidance and other information regarding procedures and policies pertaining to State and federal grants. If you have further questions or need assistance, please contact one of our finance policy managers.

We also offer continuously-updated reports for each agency receiving a grant from the Department. If you have questions about the information presented in the reports, please contact our office.

Staff Listing

Coordinator - Grants Finance, Prequalification, & M/WBE Units

Sarah Martin

Grants Finance Office

Fiscal Policy and Processing Manager

Maria DosSantos

Fiscal Policy and Data Analysis

Grant & Grant Contract Processing

Melissa Walters

Debra Barr
Mary DeVoss
Jodi Cramer

Margaret Mary (Peg) Burch

William Cranney
Niamh Schweitzer
Cher Decker
Sean O'Donnell
Tina Grant
Crystal Lavare
Noufel Berdi

Not-for-Profit Vendor Prequalification Office

Prequalification Specialist

Jamina Strickland

M/WBE Compliance Office

Procurements and Special Legislative

Marisa Boomhower

Joan Ramsey


Last Updated: August 9, 2016