Category: Keeping Your PSAP Finely Tuned
Instructor(s): Donna Brown, ENP, L.V. "Pokey" Harris, Dorothy Spears-Dean
With budgets strained to the breaking point, grants have become a critical source of funding for 9-1-1 centers. Awards for improving homeland security, building next generation capable infrastructure, and upgrading PSAP technology continue to increase, but how can 9-1-1 professionals locate these opportunities and create successful applications? It’s easier than you may think!
Attendees will be taken through the entire grant management process, learning how grants operate and what typical grant applications look like. This continually updated course is an overview of the entire grant management process, and offers participants the tools and strategies necessary to maximize grant-funding opportunities. Through best practices and sample applications, participants will learn about finding grants, regional preparedness and cooperation prerequisites, requirements for data-sharing standards, and much more. Whether you are new to the process, or a veteran looking for fresh strategies, this course is a must for anyone interested in obtaining public safety grants.