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Grant Writing Training for Public Safety Agencies

First Responder Grants will present a specialized class for Public Safety / First Responder Agencies on developing, writing and applying for grant programs. The training is specifically directed at First Responder and Public Safety Agencies of Police/Fire/EMS and Emergency Management or local government agencies seeking grant funding from Federal/State/Local grant funding sources. This two-day Grant Writing training will be presented by nationally known grant consultant and author Kurt Bradley of First Responder Grants. Mr. Bradley is a retired public safety administrator who has been consulting with public safety agencies on their grant needs since 2004 and has amassed a total of more than $1.1 billion dollars in grant awards for these agencies with a 80% overall win record. He is considered to be one of the country’s leading public safety grant consultants.

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Manager: ILEAS

Course Timeline: 8am - 5pm each day. Tuition is $399

Registration Information: For further class information or to register, call Kurt Bradley 863-551-9598 or Email KBradley@; call Margaret Stark 704-540-0981 or Email MStark@ Registration / Detailed Information available at: For local area info regarding the ILEAS Training Center venue: Call Michele Watson 217-328-3800 or Email


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Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.




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