Grants for Law Enforcement

Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)

Field of Interest

Native American, Law Enforcement

Grant Title

Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)

Agency

FEMA

Grant Ceiling

$200,000

Average Award

$200,000

Total Funding

$10,000,000

Estimated Awards

50

Deadline

May 19, 2015

Contributing Consultant

USGG

Geographic Focus

National

Purpose

The FY 2015 THSGP supports the building, sustainment and delivery of core capabilities to enable Tribes to strengthen their capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from potential terrorist attacks and other hazards. The anticipated effects of the proposed use of the THSGP grant funds are to increase the ability of Tribes to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism, to meet its capability targets, and to otherwise reduce the overall risk to Tribes, high-risk urban areas, States, and the Nation.

Comprehensive School Safety Initiative

Field of Interest

K-12, Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Native American

Grant Title

Comprehensive School Safety Initiative

Agency

National Institute of Justice

Grant Ceiling

$1,800,000

Average Award

$1,800,000

Total Funding

$65,000,000

Estimated Awards

36

Deadline

Jun 12, 2015

Contributing Consultant

USGG

Geographic Focus

National

Purpose

NIJ is seeking proposals for funding under the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI) to support rigorous research that produces practical knowledge that can improve the safety of schools and students. The initiative is carried out through partnerships between researchers, educators and other stakeholders, including law enforcement and mental health professionals. Projects funded under the CSSI are designed to produce knowledge that can be applied to schools and school districts across the nation for years to come. This solicitation includes the following four funding categories, each with different expectations and requirements, to accomplish the purposes of the CSSI. • Category 1: Developing Knowledge About What Works to Make Schools Safe. • Category 2: Causes and Consequences of School Violence. • Category 3: Shorter Term Studies on School Safety. • Category 4: Developing and Evaluating a Comprehensive School Safety Framework.

Community Facilities

Field of Interest

Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS, Native American, K-12

Grant Title

Community Facilities

Agency

USDA Community Facilities

Grant Ceiling

$500,000

Average Award

Varies

Total Funding

Varies Annually

Estimated Awards

Unknown

Deadline

Work with local or state USDA office to apply.

Contributing Consultant

USGG

Geographic Focus

National

Purpose

Health care facilities such as hospitals, medical clinics, dental clinics, nursing homes or assisted living facilities; Public facilities such as town halls, courthouses, airport hangers or street improvements; Community support services such as child care centers, community centers, fairgrounds or transitional housing; Public safety services such as fire departments, police stations, prisons, police vehicles, fire trucks, public works vehicles or equipment; Educational services such as museums, libraries or private schools; Utility services such as telemedicine or distance learning equipment; Local food systems such as community gardens, food pantries, community kitchens, food banks, food hubs or greenhouses.

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Think like a startup to win more grants

Posted by Ron Flavin on July 12, 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

In the past few years, a number of startups have achieved phenomenal success raising money. Companies such as Uber and AirBnB raised billions and quickly came to dominate their markets. These startups were so successful in raising capital because they clearly understood the factors that motivated the targeted funders to invest their dollars. Nonprofits and other grant seeking entities can learn from the startup funding landscape to boost their success rates in winning grants.  

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Five keys to winning a USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant

Posted by Ron Flavin on June 7, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

The application window for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program is now open. Applications are due no later than July 6. Through the DLT program, rural communities can apply for up to $500,000 in funding to support the acquisition of equipment to provide access to distance learning or telemedicine services from hub sites located in larger urban or suburban areas.

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How technology companies can access government grants through partnerships

Posted by Ron Flavin on March 8, 2015 at 12:33pm 0 Comments

Each year, the United States government awards more than $500 billion in grants. Of these, only about five percent ($25 billion) are awarded to for-profit companies. The overwhelming majority of government grants are awarded to states, local governments, governmental agencies, universities and colleges, schools and school districts or nonprofit organizations to carry out activities for the public good. Some states also offer grants to for-profit companies but these are generally limited to…

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Funding your cutting edge technology: the Texas Emerging Technology Fund

Posted by Ron Flavin on January 25, 2015 at 3:33pm 0 Comments

Although the U.S. economy continues to pick up steam and recover from the severe economic recession, many startups and businesses of all sizes are still finding it difficult to access capital to achieve strategic growth objectives. For those working with emerging technologies that have not yet gained significant traction in the marketplace, accessing commercialization and deployment capital can be especially tough. Given this challenge, what is the best way to get funding if you are a…

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