Upcoming Webcasts

Securing Schools in 2024: Enhancing Safety Through SVPP and Other Grant Funding - Sponsored by Cisco
Securing Schools in 2024: Enhancing Safety Through SVPP and Other Grant Funding - Sponsored by Cisco

Upcoming: Mar 07, 2024 at 2:00PM EST

In 2024, nearly $1 billion dollars will be available through the Department of Justice’s School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP), a grant designed to enhance safety measures in K-12 schools. Join the Cisco Public Funding Office and the experts from Grants Office as we delve into the purpose of this grant, its objectives, eligibility criteria, and the process to secure funding for your school's security needs.

Additionally, nearly 80% of states have started to funnel funding towards additional opportunities to enhance school safety and climate improvement efforts. Our expert speakers will explore the dynamic state-level grant funding landscape, and share real-world examples and best practices to help you maximize your chances of securing funding for initiatives such as physical security enhancements, mental health programs, emergency preparedness, and more.

Are you looking to secure funding for your next school safety project? Register now to gain a solid understanding of the current grant landscape and access the invaluable grant-seeking support services offered by the Cisco Public Funding Office.

Keeping Communities Safe: Enhance Your Nonprofit Organization's Security Capabilities with NSGP - Sponsored by Genetec
Keeping Communities Safe: Enhance Your Nonprofit Organization's Security Capabilities with NSGP - Sponsored by Genetec

Upcoming: Mar 12, 2024 at 2:00PM EST

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is a $300+ Billion annual grant program that provides critical support to nonprofits at high risk of a terrorist attack. Join us as we explore key aspects of the NSGP opportunity, including eligibility criteria, the application process, and types of security enhancements that can be funded.

Whether you represent a religious institution, private school, or other high-risk nonprofit community organization, this event will provide you with valuable information and resources to help strengthen your organization’s security measures. Experts from Genetec and Grants Office will discuss best practices for developing a strong NSGP application and share insights into maximizing the impact of awarded funds.

Don't miss this opportunity to protect your organization and enhance the safety of your community. Register now for our webinar on the Nonprofit Security Grant Program and take proactive steps to safeguard your nonprofit against potential threats. Included with your registration is a FREE workbook guiding you through the FEMA Nonprofit Security Grant Program application process, and access to the FREE Genetec Grants Support Program, presentation slides, and a recording of the webinar.

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Grants Office America: Keeping Students Safe: Enhance Your School's Security Capabilities with SVPP – Sponsored by Genetec
Grants Office America: Keeping Students Safe: Enhance Your School's Security Capabilities with SVPP – Sponsored by Genetec

Jan 25, 2024

Since 1994, the Department of Justice has invested over $14 billion in community policing efforts through the Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS, office. With the threat of violent incidents at our nation’s schools, how can this funding help support school districts and law enforcement agencies better protect our schools?

Through the bipartisan Stop School Violence Act of 2018, the COPS office has successfully funded efforts in helping to keep our country’s schools safe and better prepared for unexpected acts of violence through the School Violence Prevention Program, or SVPP. This very successful, yet highly competitive, grant program will see around $73 million in funding per year until 2028.

Tight budgets don't have to stall your institution's ability to provide a safe environment. Sign up to learn:
- The latest security technologies available to support your campus's safety efforts
- Grant opportunities, including a federal grant opportunity from COPS School Violence Prevention Program, specifically geared towards the security needs of education institutions
- How to effectively justify technology in your next grant proposal

If you are interested in utilizing security technology to enhance your school's security, you don’t want to miss this event! Included with your registration is a FREE workbook guiding you through the application process of the COPS School Violence Prevention Program grant, access to the FREE Genetec Grants Support Program, and access to view and download the presentation slides and a recording of the webinar.

Grants Office America: Keeping Students Safe: Enhance Your Campus's Security Capabilities with the OVW - Sponsored by Genetec
Grants Office America: Keeping Students Safe: Enhance Your Campus's Security Capabilities with the OVW - Sponsored by Genetec

Jan 16, 2024

Technology is an essential piece of a comprehensive security plan for colleges and universities. As institutions are tasked with investing in intelligent security cameras, unified access control systems, and other technology solutions to expand campus safety personnel's capabilities, they are also finding that financing these solutions can be challenging. For campus leaders to adequately address the increasingly complex security threats to institutions of higher education and the rising comprehensive safety expectations from employees, students, and students' families, security technology must be a priority. 

Tight budgets don't have to stall your institution's ability to provide a safe environment. Sign up to learn about:
- The latest security technologies available to support your campus's safety efforts
- Grant opportunities, including a federal grant opportunity from the Office on Violence Against Women that is specifically geared towards higher education institutions' security needs
- How to effectively justify technology in your next grant proposal

If you are interested in utilizing security technology to enhance your institution's environment, you don’t want to miss this event! Included with your registration is a FREE workbook guiding you through the application process of the Office on Violence Against Women grant, access to the FREE Genetec Grants Support Program, and access to view and download the presentation slides and a recording of the webinar.

Grants Office America: Modernizing Technology for Rural and Tribal Communities - Sponsored by Ingram Micro Cloud
Grants Office America: Modernizing Technology for Rural and Tribal Communities - Sponsored by Ingram Micro Cloud

Nov 16, 2023

Nearly 20% of all Americans live within areas or on tribal land designated as "rural." With rurality come unique challenges for transportation, public safety, infrastructure, healthcare, education, and training. Services to support such dispersed populations can be costly. Learn how technologies are helping rural communities solve these issues, as well as several grant programs aimed to help in these efforts. Technology is transforming rural communities and tribal organizations with significant improvements to broadband access and improved infrastructure capabilities, increasing rural resiliency, economic development, and quality of life.

Don't let limited funding stand in the way of your next rural or tribal community-supporting project, join Grants Office, and special guests from Ingram Micro, to learn about:
- The latest technologies available to support your mission-drive efforts
- The funding landscape for organizations supporting rural and tribal organizations
- How to effectively justify the inclusion of technology solutions in your next grant proposal

If you're a tribal or public sector organization engaged in transportation, public safety, healthcare, or education supporting tribal and/or rural citizens, you won't want to miss this fast-paced and informative event!

Grants Office America: Get in the Game: Gauging your Grant-readiness - Sponsored by Genetec
Grants Office America: Get in the Game: Gauging your Grant-readiness - Sponsored by Genetec

Nov 14, 2023

Did you know there are over 26 federal grant-making agencies, awarding over $700 Billion in grant funds each year? With so many grant opportunities available, though, it can be difficult to know where to begin.

You might wonder: which among all these possible funding programs makes the most sense to pursue? Will the grant in question allow you to fund your project's necessary expenses? And, how can you best position your organization to compete for this funding?

For answers to these questions and more, join Genetec and Grants Office, LLC as we discuss how to get your organization "grant ready". We’ll discuss the hallmarks of grant-ready organizations, best practice tips for planning a technology-enabled project proposal, and steps you can take today to prepare for your grant-seeking journey.

If you’re looking to think creatively and act strategically about your organization's grant-seeking habits, you won’t want to miss this event!

Grants Office Canada: Funding opportunities available for regional and local governments
Grants Office Canada: Funding opportunities available for regional and local governments

Sep 20, 2023

To help Canada reach its target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), the federal government has set up several subsidy programs to encourage organizations to take action. Furthermore, provinces, territories, and municipalities are looking to become more efficient and sustainable, but these projects require a significant financial investment. Fortunately, many of the programs created by the federal are aimed at provinces, territories, and municipalities, helping them to adopt sustainable development practices, meet their GHG emission targets, and create a greener environment. 

 

Join Grants Office on September 20 at 1 PM EST as we go over the opportunities. We will discuss program details, upcoming deadlines, and useful tips for securing funding for your organization. if you are from a government agency, you won't want to miss this event!

Grants Office America: Modernizing Education and Workforce Development: Grants for Cloud Solutions and More - Sponsored by Ingram Micro Cloud
Grants Office America: Modernizing Education and Workforce Development: Grants for Cloud Solutions and More - Sponsored by Ingram Micro Cloud

Sep 19, 2023

Education and workforce development providers must meet the needs of their students and the local labor demands. They must also have technology that can help them achieve these goals. Learn how your education or workforce development organization can innovate with Grants Office, Ingram Micro Cloud, and additional guest speakers. Discover ways to fund these initiatives through grant programs by the Department of Education, state grantmakers, and more.

Sign up to learn about:
- The latest education and workforce development technology to support your innovative efforts
- Examples of grant programs that you can apply for
- How to effectively justify technology in a grant proposal

If you are interested in utilizing technology to facilitate your education and workforce development initiatives, you don’t want to miss this event!

Grants Office America: Survive and Thrive: Securing Funding for Real-Time Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence - Sponsored by Recorded Future
Grants Office America: Survive and Thrive: Securing Funding for Real-Time Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence - Sponsored by Recorded Future

Sep 14, 2023

Global cyberattacks are increasing at an alarming rate. For many public sector agencies, it is no longer a matter of if they will be targeted, but when and how often they will be attacked. A variety of bad actors, both domestic and international, specifically target states, municipalities, school districts, and institutions of higher education. These organizations are selected for the large volumes of sensitive data they collect and store on their constituents, students, and parents.

While tools are available to assist with detection, prevention and mitigation efforts, many agencies lack the financial resources to develop a robust cybersecurity apparatus. Fortunately, federal and state governments are making significant investments in assisting public sector agencies with their cybersecurity efforts. In addition to being aware of the available funding, including $1 billion in grants available through the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program, agencies need to fully understand how they can leverage these monies to improve their Cybersecurity posture.

Join Grants Office and special guests from Recorded Future and Carahsoft to learn about the latest solutions to monitor and prevent threats in real-time and how you can leverage grant funding to make these vital security improvements. If you are interested in discovering best practices for securing your cyber environment and tips for securing the necessary funding, you will not want to miss this informative event.

Grants Office America: Cyber Attacks are on the Rise, Stand above the Crowd and Strike Them Down with Fundable Cybersecurity Solutions - Sponsored by CrowdStrike
Grants Office America: Cyber Attacks are on the Rise, Stand above the Crowd and Strike Them Down with Fundable Cybersecurity Solutions - Sponsored by CrowdStrike

Aug 24, 2023

Every day, we hear of another cyber-attack on public sector organizations. Malicious actors are eager to get a hold of data and state and local agencies, k-12 schools, institutes of higher education, and healthcare facilities are all scrambling to protect against the next assault. One of the biggest challenges they face is how to fund these protections. Fortunately, between the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which includes the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP), and more, there are many grants available to fund cybersecurity solutions.

Join Grants Office, and special guests from CrowdStrike, to learn about cybersecurity solutions, funding opportunities to purchase those solutions, and how you can best position yourself to receive those monies. If you are concerned about your organization's cybersecurity and want to protect your data, you don't want to miss this Grantscast.

Grant Office America: The State & Local Cybersecurity Grant Program - Sponsored by Carahsoft and Okta
Grant Office America: The State & Local Cybersecurity Grant Program - Sponsored by Carahsoft and Okta

Jun 22, 2023

The State & Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP) is a historic $1 billion investment in improving the nation's cybersecurity posture by empowering state, local, and territorial governments to address cybersecurity risks and threats to the information systems they own and operate.

But what exactly is going on with the $185 million and $400 million in funds appropriated for SLCGP in FY22 and FY23, respectively? Which states have already submitted and had their cybersecurity plans approved and which states received an extension for that vital step in accessing funds? What can local government agencies interested in pass-through funds do to access their share? And for those in states waiting until the cybersecurity plan extension deadline in September, what can local governments do now to get grant ready?

Join Grants Office and special guests from Okta to learn about the State & Local Cybersecurity grant program and how you can best position your organization to receive those funds. If you are from a government agency or public school district, college, or university looking to find funds to support your organization's cybersecurity needs, you won’t want to miss this event!

Grants Office America: Investing in the Internet of Things - Sponsored by Samsara
Grants Office America: Investing in the Internet of Things - Sponsored by Samsara

Jun 15, 2023

In a world characterized by the explosion of the Internet of Things (IOT), public sector agencies are being asked to make investments in technology that can increase safety, increase efficiency, streamline processes, and improve services for their target customers, whether they be constituents, students, or passengers. The application of IOT is limitless across the public sector. IOT can be used by school systems to monitor and improve the safety of students and employees. State and local governments and transit agencies are also leveraging IOT to develop interconnected transportation systems that serve as the backbone for the creation of smart cities and communities.

For many public agencies that have limited financial resources, making investments in IOT is secondary to maintaining personnel to meet the most basic needs of the citizens and students they serve. However, investing in IOT can serve as a multiplier in efficiency that cannot be achieved by the addition of personnel. And fortunately, there are many grants available to school districts, institutions of higher education, state and local governments, public safety entities, transit agencies, and utility companies to deploy IOT-enabled projects to improve the overall safety, sustainability, and efficiency of their operations.

Join Grants Office and special guests from Samsara to learn about the grant funding landscape for IOT-enabled projects in the public sector. In addition to information on specific funding programs and IOT solutions, participants will receive tips and discover best practices for securing the grant funding they need for their project.