2011 Grant Announcement
FY 2011 Grant Requirements and Program Guidelines
FY 2011 Applications
FY 2011 NEPA Guidance
Construction is very limited per the Grant Program Guidance. Please do not apply for projects that may entail construction without first discussing these plans with the Grants Management Unit to alleviate efforts that may result in an ineligible application.
Frequently Asked Questions
Grant Assistance Help
- PoliceGrantsHelp provides grant assistance by category through direct assistance request forms. Once a department submits a form, there are three options for assistance:
- Basic Grant Package: A free Grant Assistance informational "how to" package specific to the category you are interested in.
- Grant Review, which includes a review of the narrative as well as grant specific assistance with your entire application.
- Grant Writing services. Fee service involving our grant writers preparing your departments' narrative section of the targeted grant application.
- Course Overview
The "Enhancing Grant Writing Skills" online version is a cooperative effort between the North American Fire Training Directors, the Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Fire Service Institute. This course will help prepare you to write a successful grant application. This information is time tested, and can give you an advantage over others who have not taken the time to read, understand, and follow the grant application process.
The course is presented in six learning modules which can be taken as many times as needed to assist you with the development of your AFG grant. Enhanced Grant Writing Skills online is a self directed course. You set the pace. Our team hopes this effort gives you the insight needed to write a winning application.
There is no fee for this course. The link provided will direct you to a registration page and provide you with the necessary directions for taking the course.
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