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Applying for Grants: Identifying and Applying for Funding in a Competitive Market (PDF) by Ohio OCJS

Bike Patrol and Budget Cuts by Jay Neal

Get Creative, Get Funding by Philip Saladino

Grant Me My Wish by Mac Kemp

Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services Grant Writing Seminar (PPT)

Riding through Foundation-Land by Greg Cantori

Successful Grant-Writing:  An Overview by Non-Profit Guides

Ten Grant-Writing Pointers by Grant Writer Team


Government Websites [ BACK TO TOP ]

Grants.Gov (  The main clearinghouse for all federal grants.

State DOT Bike/Ped Coordinators (  Involved in awarding state transportation enhancements, SRTS, and other funding.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (  Supports programs and initiatives in the areas of law enforcement, justice information sharing, countering terrorism, managing offenders, combating drug crime and abuse, adjudication, advancing tribal justice, crime prevention, protecting vulnerable populations, and capacity building.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (  Database for federal grant programs available to state and local governments, tribal governments, domestic public and quasi-public groups, and private profit and non-profit groups and individuals. 

FEMA (  FEMA grants, including ones for Preparedness and Assistance to Firefighters.

Highway/Occupant Safety Grants (  Grant programs administered through State Highway Safety Offices. 

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (  Advances the practice of community policing in America’s state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.

Office of Justice Programs (  Grant money for a variety of projects in training, crime prevention and emergency management.

Office on Violence Against Women (  Wide variety of grants to combat violence against women, including campus programs. 

Transportation Security Administration (  Grants for transit security.

US Fire Administration (  Funding alternatives for emergency medical and fire services. (PDF).

Corporate Websites [ BACK TO TOP ]

Allstate (  Offers grant for programs in three categories:  three categories: Safe and Vital Communities, Economic Empowerment and Tolerance, Inclusion and Diversity

Home Depot (  Awards in-kind grants for programs that improve the physical health of their community. 

State Farm (  Offers safety grants in the following categories:  Auto and Roadway Safety, Teen Driver Education, Home Safety and Fire Prevention, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery

Target (  Awards grants to public safety agencies and programs to prevent crime, train and educate law enforcement and support youth programs and community preparedness.

Walmart (  Funds for programs benefiting local service areas. 

Other Resources [ BACK TO TOP ]

EMS Grants Help (http://  Extensive EMS grant database, with a library of information for federal, state, local, and corporate grant programs and opportunities.

Federal Grants Wire ( A free resource for federal grants, government grants and loans.

Foundation Center (  Offers foundation directories and other resources, including a web-based proposal-writing short course.

Grant Select (  Online database of funding opportunities for subscribers.

Grant Station (  Searchable database of private grantmakers that accept inquiries and proposals from a variety of organizations; federal deadlines; links to state funding agencies; etc., for subscribers.

Grant Writing USA (  Company offering courses about grant writing and grant management.

IMBA (  Resources for cycling and bike-related infrastructure grants. 

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (  Offers tools and assistance to help law enforcement and corrections agencies locate and better prepare to apply for funding opportunities.

Non-Profit Guides (  Offers free web-based grant-writing tools for non-profit organizations, charitable, educational, public organizations, and other community-minded groups.

Police Grants Help (  Extensive law enforcement grant database, with a library of information for federal, state, local, and corporate grant programs and opportunities.

The Grantsmanship Center (  Offers grantsmanship training and resources to nonprofit and government agencies.