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NCJ Number: 185826 Find in a Library
Title: Reeling in Grant Funds
Journal: Law Enforcement Technology  Volume:27  Issue:11  Dated:November 2000  Pages:97-100
Author(s): Frank Kardasz
Date Published: November 2000
Page Count: 4
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Police agency managers and administrators should be aware that grant funding for personnel and equipment is available from many sources and should understand and use the step-by-step process involved in grant writing.
Abstract: Information on funding sources is available on the Internet through the websites of National Criminal Justice Reference Service, the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, the Office of Justice Programs, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and other organizations. The website of the Environmental Protection Agency contains a useful guide for developing a grant proposal. The components of a proposal include the proposal summary, the agency introduction, the problem statement and needs assessment, the project objectives, the project methods of design, the project evaluation, future funding, the project budget, and appended reference information. Several options are available for justifying the need for specific items of technical equipment. The three government programs that can help law enforcement obtain specialized equipment. The programs are known as 1033, Surplus Property Donation, and 1122. Information about training videos related to grant proposals
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): Federal aid; Federal programs; Financial aid; Funding sources; Police fund raising
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