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Guidance on Emergency Communications Grants
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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.
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.
Homeland Security & Emergency Management contains
information and forms for use with various grants the DHS&EM administers.
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.
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
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
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).
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.
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).
Code Blue, contact Sue Hecks,
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,
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
MSU Grants for NonProfits
focuses primarily on grants or funding sources for nonprofit organizations. You
should also take a look at
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.
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.
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.