New Mexico

Department of Public Safety

Keeping New Mexico Safer Through Safe Roads and Safer Communities

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Grants Management Bureau serve you?

As a state administering agency for federal funding, the Department of Public Safety - Grants Management Bureau partners with local law enforcement agencies, public education institutions, and local governments to administer state-wide law enforcement and traffic safety projects funded by federal and state grant awards. To browse the grants that have been administered through the Department of Public Safety over the last three years click here to view the 3-Year History of Funding Allocations.

What types of grants does the Department of Public Safety administer?

The Department of Public Safety - Grants Management Bureau currently serves as the state administering agency for all federal funds awarded to the State of New Mexico by the Office of Justice Programs. For more information on our active grant programs click here to view our Current Grant Programs. Additionally, the Grants Management Bureau also administers grant awards to all statewide crime laboratory through the National Institutes of Justice, as well as, traffic safety grant funding awarded by the Department of Transportation.

How much money does the Department of Public Safety administer?

The Department of Public Safety - Grants Management Bureau administers about $10 million of federal and state grant funding annually. Click here to view the 3-Year History of Funding Allocations.

Who do I contact if I am interested in partnering with the Department of Public Safety - Grants Management Bureau?

To contact the Grants Management Bureau for general questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For questions on a specific grant, please click here to view the Current Grant Programs and contact the corresponding grant program manager.