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Grants For First Responders

Posted by Vickie Garton-Gundling on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 16:02 PM

In times of crisis and danger, first responders fearlessly rush to the scene to keep people safe and resolve the issue at hand. There are many grants available for first responders, including grants for police, firefighters, and emergency medical staff.

Police Grants

Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Programs
These grant programs, administered through the U.S. Department of Justice, offer support for a variety of law enforcement needs. More specifically, there are seven programs offered through COPS. For each grant program, please visit the grant guidelines website for application due dates for the remainder of 2018 and 2019. 

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When Disaster Strikes

Posted by Carol Timms on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 @ 14:10 PM

Every day we hear news of natural disasters. Across the country and around the world we hear reports of hurricanes, widespread fires, earthquakes, typhoons, volcanoes, and tsunamis. One of our readers, Bradley D., suggested we share some useful articles and advice to prepare for and react to a natural disaster.

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Grants for Disaster Preparedness, Relief

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Thu, Oct 13, 2016 @ 11:10 AM

Hurricane Matthew was an unwanted guest along the east coast and in several islands over the weekend. Matthew hit Florida, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. More than 20 people in the U.S. died. Now, North Carolina is dealing with massive flooding that’s left about 1,500 stranded. And more than 1,000 people in Haiti died when the hurricane hit the country last week.

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