October 4, 2023

KLC Accepting 2023 Liability Grant Applications

The Kentucky League of Cities is taking applications for 2023 liability grants. KLC Insurance Services makes funds available to liability members for various expenses that improve safety and reduce liability. Items covered this year include defensive driver training, telematic systems, backup cameras, body cameras, playground equipment, sidewalk replacements, and more. You can see a list of nearly two dozen covered expenses here.

KLC will accept applications until Nov. 3, 2023, from current KLC Insurance Services members with liability insurance coverage. only one application per member.

Purchase orders, invoices, and recipients must be dated July 1, 2023, to Nov. 3, 2023, and submitted with the grant application. Applications are only accepted online.

To apply, log into your klc.org account here and scroll down until you see “2023 Liability Grant” in “Member Resources” at the bottom of the page. 

Members with liability premiums less than $35,000 before taxes are eligible for up to $1,500 grant reimbursements. Members with liability premiums of $35,000 and above before taxes are eligible for up to $3,000 grant reimbursements. The grant requires a 50/50 match.

Due to the popularity of the grant, KLC advises members to apply early. If applications exceed available funds, KLC will process grants on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Liability grants are made available through KLC Insurance Services – a self-insured, member-owned program. Cities, their agencies, boards, commissions, units of local government, and other nonprofit public purpose organizations are eligible to participate in our insurance programs. KLC Insurance Services offers general liability, public officials’ liability, law enforcement liability, and automobile coverages on an occurrence basis, with no annual aggregate limit. Cyber liability and sewer backup liability are also available.

You can contact KLC Director of Agency Operations Jeremy Baird for more information on becoming a KLC Insurance Services member.

Questions on grant eligibility and usage can be directed to KLC Loss Control Manager Aaron Parrish.