Sometimes, one of the most challenging parts of getting funding for a project is finding a match for the project you are trying to fund. When you are ready to start searching for grants that match your funding needs, keep your needs at the forefront of your mind. That might sound silly, but many people become too absorbed with dollar amounts, and in doing so, they can easily overlook excellent matches. In our previous blog, part one of this two-part series, we discussed different types of funding sources (Federal funding vs. private funding) and gave a few basic questions to consider when beginning the search for funding. In this blog, part two of the series, we discuss these questions in greater depth and provide examples of how to find logical sources for funding.
The United States Department of Justice has recently announced open solicitations for a series of COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) Grant Programs available for FY 2013.
Recent and unfortunate acts of violence in U.S. schools have many wondering how safe their local schools are and how to make them safer. Obvious mitigations include controlling access, adding extra security equipment, and improving school security technologies. However, it is also important to consider less obvious factors as well, such as curbing bullying and better identifying individuals with poor mental health.