Learning About Grants

This is the place to be if you want to learn about the grant process and what do to and most importantly what NOT to do during your grant application process. More articles will be added frequently so please check back often for more grant educational content!

Finding a Grant

One of the questions that you hear a lot is; “How do I find a grant?”  Well there is good...

All About the Justification

Grants have surely changed over the past twenty to thirty years.  Unfortunately, I hear more and more people that address...

WEBCAST – Critical Must-Know Tips for a Successful Fire Grant Application

Date: 27 June 2019 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time01:00 PM Central Daylight Time11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time18:00 Greenwich Mean Time...

What Is a Grant?

Grants. You have likely heard of them. You may have even heard of someone getting a grant or submitting a...

Grant Writing Tips

So you want to write a grant. You may be reading this and are just about as lost as you...

How to Write a Successful Fire Grant: An Insiders Guide

You want to run a high performing fire department while keeping your crews and the public safe, but after constant...

Don’t Shortchange your Grant Opportunities

Are you looking for a grant for your fire department? Have you gotten upset when you find one or two...

Help with Your Fire Department’s Grant Process

Do you need more funding for your department? I am sure the answer to that question is “YES!” Fire, rescue,...

Federal Emergency Services Grants/Funds

Last month, the Federal Government passed the Consolidated Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Act.  This Act combined several different bills into...

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The New Grant on the Block

There is a new federal grant on the block and virtually no one is speaking about it.  This grant has...

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Grant Writing

By David Hesselmeyer David Hesselmeyer, EEM, EMT-P, MPA, is a twenty-year veteran of emergency services and currently serves with Buies...

The Grant Writing Process

Recently, you likely read an article on common mistakes on grant writing especially in emergency services.  There were several mentioned...

What Is A Grant?

What Is A Grant?

A grant in its simplest terms is the transfer of money from one organization to another for a purpose. For...

Common Pitfalls & Mistakes

Common Pitfalls & Mistakes

Grant writing is plagued with pitfalls and mistakes and lead to rejection of your proposal. There are far fewer funding...



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