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Getting to the Trough

Effective Grant Applications

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Date Published

June 26, 2021


Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts




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Federal grants continue to be provided to fire protection districts through FEMA. Writing an effective application is the key to obtaining a federal grant and this program will discuss how to do that effectively and successfully.

1 Hour CE credit for those who have completed the Essential Trustee Training Program.


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This program is brought to you in partnership with the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board.
Please visit firesprinklerassoc.org to learn more.


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Chief Dan Rogers

Chief Dan Rogers is a 16 year veteran of the Witt Volunteer Fire Department. In 2008, he wrote a grant for the first time and... Read More

Jeff Bryant, Sr.

Jeff Bryant, Sr. was the founder of E & B Fire and Safety (Illinois Fire Store) in 2002 and remains the President of the... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Getting to the Trough - Video
Getting to the Trough - Handout
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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