Welcome to First Responder Grants! We are a grant consulting firm offering a full complement of grant related services and training specifically dedicated to serving the needs of our nation's First Responder and Public Safety Agencies... America's Hometown Heroes!


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From personnel cuts to a lack of training funds, grant funding can fill critical gaps in your agency's budget. With your Annual Grant Services Package, you'll get one year of help with grant applications and unlimited phone and email access to your own personal Grant Consultant.


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Next Grant-Writing Training: Arizona, May 7-8 »


First Responder Grant Training Classes are specifically targeted to providing professional grant consulting services and training to Public Safety Organizations, Emergency Services Providers, Emergency Management Agencies and First Responder organizations and companies serving them or working within the Homeland Defense and Public Safety industries. Our students have maintained a documented +80% success rate at winning a grant award after attending our classes; many on their very first application.


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Washington, June 8-9 »


Massachusetts, July 8-9 »


Ohio, Oct. 8-9 »



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Take Our Online Grant Training Course »


Want First Responder Grant-Writing Training but can't make it to one of our national seminars? Take our class online!


Our 20-hour online class offers the same training we offer Public Safety Agencies around the country. Hosted by Law Enforcement Learning, our class is open to all Public Safety Agencies and First Responders.


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Online Training: Winning the AFG »


Learn the ins and outs of winning Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). No travel required! Take our online course on your schedule from your computer.


This 6-hour course is designed for those individuals who have been charged with the responsibility of writing an application to the annual Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program offered by FEMA.


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Fund Finder News »


Making the Cut and Justifying the Need


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Apply for Public Safety Grants »


Law Enforcement Grant:
Deadline: May 12, 2016
OVC FY16 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking


Fire Grant:
Application Period: Apr. 4-May 6, 2016

FY2015 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FP&S) »


Public Safety Grant:
Deadline: Ongoing
FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) »


Grants Open Now: Fire Grants, Police Grants, Federal Grants & More »



Grant News »



First Responder Grants Client Wins Round 1 AFG Fire Grant

Of the 23 Round 1 FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) winners announced Apr. 22, 2016, one was a First Responder Grants client...
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$2,999,256 Fire Grants Awarded in Round 1 FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced 23 Round 1 awards for the FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)...
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New Grant-Writing Class! Join Us in Fayetteville, Ohio, Oct. 8-9

Need training? We have a new grant-writing class on the schedule!...
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First-Round AFG Awards Expected Apr. 22

The first award round for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) is expected to start Friday, Apr. 22, 2016! If you applied for AFG, any Friday now could be an award day...
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National Incident Management System Refresh: National Engagement Period

FEMA’s National Integration Center is currently soliciting public feedback for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) refresh...
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FY2015 AFG Applicants: Start Getting Ready for Award Notifications

Big news is afoot for FY2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) applicants! The AFG program is on an accelerated pace right now, says Senior Grants Consultant Kurt Bradley of First Responder Grants...
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FY2016 FEMA PDM and FMA Grant Application Periods Now Open

The FY 2016 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant application period opens today and will close on June 15, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. EST...
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AFG Grantees: Are your procurement rules in compliance?

If your fire service organization has won an AFG grant, be ready for a possible procurement integrity check from FEMA....
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