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2017 SAFECOM Guidance on Emergency Communications Grants

Tips for Writing a Winning Grant Application - From Mission Critical Newsletter (49Kb)

 

Resources

AGILE Program at the National Institute of Justice has a mission to assist state and local law enforcement agencies to effectively communicate with one another across agency and jurisdictional boundaries. It is dedicated to studying interoperability options and making valuable information available to public safety agencies across the country.

Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO)
is the world’s oldest and largest not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications.

Bureau of Justice Assistance Local Law Enforcement Block Grants (LLEBG)
program may be used for procuring equipment, technology and other material directly related to law enforcement functions.

Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that advances the practice of community policing in America’s state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.

Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
contains information and forms for use with various grants the DHS&EM administers.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
offers information on federal disaster assistance and funding.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau offers federal resources/grant information related to public safety and homeland security.

Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.

Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.

Justice Technology Information Network (JUSTNET) is the official web site for the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) system, JUSTNET lists many grants and funding sources in the Virtual Library as well as various publications on communications interoperability.

Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grant Program was created by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (the Act) (Public Law 109-171), as amended by the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (the 9/11 Act) (Public Law 110-53) and A bill to allow the funding for the interoperable emergency communications grant program established under the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 to remain available until expended through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes (Public Law 111-96).

SAFECOM grant program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency (OEC) Communications, in coordination with the Office for Interoperability and Compatibility (OIC), develops the annual SAFECOM Guidance on Emergency Communications Grants. The guidance provides recommendations to grantees seeking funding for interoperable emergency communications projects, including allowable costs, items to consider when funding emergency communications projects, grants management best practices for emergency communications grants, and information on standards that ensure greater interoperability.  The guidance is intended to ensure that Federally-funded investments are compatible and support national goals and objectives for improving interoperability nationwide.

Technology Opportunities Program (TOP) supported demonstrations of new telecommunications and information technologies to provide education, health care, or public information in the public and non-profit sectors. Provides grants for model projects demonstrating innovate uses of network technology.

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) offers funding opportunities to conduct research, to support law enforcement activities in state and local jurisdictions, to provide training and technical assistance, and to implement programs that improve the criminal justice system.

U.S. Fire Assistance (USFA) grants and funding contains information on financial assistance available from the U.S. Fire Administration and other Federal agencies for fire departments and other first responders, including the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFGP).

Other resources:

  • Code Blue, contact Sue Hecks, shecks@sremsc.org

  • FireGrantsHelp.com features the most extensive fire grant listings database available, with information on a wide range of available federal, state, local and corporate grant opportunities.

  • Fire/Homeland Security Grants, contact Chief Jeff Tucker, jtucker@northstarfire.org

  • Grants Information Collection (GIC) is a cooperating collection of the of the Foundation Center, an independent national service organization in New York that is the "nation's leading authority on philanthropy."

  • MSU Grants for NonProfits focuses primarily on grants or funding sources for nonprofit organizations. You should also take a look at Grants for Individuals.

  • Rasmuson Foundation through its competitive grantmaking programs, the Rasmuson Foundation awards grants both to organizations serving Alaskans through a base of operations in Alaska, and to individuals for projects, fellowships and sabbaticals.

  • TechSoup Global is one of the most comprehensive technology resources for NGOs in the world. Working with corporate donors, including Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, and Symantec, TechSoup provides nongovernmental organizations, nonprofits, libraries, and community-based organizations with the latest professional hardware, software, and services they need.

  • UAA Foundation Center Library - grants information is located on the first floor by the reference library.

  • U.S. Department of Education offers discretionary grants to organizations, agencies, and individuals. These are awarded using a competitive process. Anyone who meets the eligibility requirements can apply.

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