The HAVA Election Security Funds were appropriated in 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2023. The HAVA Election Security Fund appropriations, authorized under Title I Section 101 of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002, marked the first new appropriations for HAVA grants since FY 2010. This funding provides states with additional resources to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, including to enhance technology and make certain election security improvements. 


Requesting Funds - Eligible Applicants are States as defined by HAVA and the Appropriations Acts

2023 Election Security Award Webinar Slides 

Recorded Webinar

Guidance on Managing Funds

ES Expenditure Snapshot

  • As of March 31, 2022, states have spent a total of $425 million (approximately 53%) of the funds. State by state snapshot: ES Grant Expenditures.

  • The next expenditure reports are due to the EAC on January 30th.

The EAC does not edit or modify the contents provided in grant reports. The report contents are posted as we receive them by the states.

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