1. Private grants:
      1. Community grants:
        1. Nationwide Grant: Community Enrichment
          1. Applications open in May and close September 1st, 2018 for funding in 2019. Grant recipients will be notified in March.
          2. https://www.nationwide.com
          3. https://www.nationwide.com/about-us/
        2. Ford Foundation Grant: Challenging Inequality
          1. https://www.fordfoundation.org/work/
          2. Must submit ideas of grants to https://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/
          3. Usually responds within 45 days.
        3. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Funds initiatives that support healthy communities)
          1. Preventing crime and creating clean communities promotes healthy lifestyles and encourages the public to reach their greatest potential.
          2. Continually accept new ideas and applications. https://www.rwjf.org/en/how-we-work/ Will likely issue a competitive call for proposals.
        4. K.W. Kellogg Foundation (grantmaking supports thriving children, working families and equitable communities… want all communities to be vibrant, engaged and equitable)
          1. Application: https://wrm.wkkf.org/Application_Questions_HelperText
          2. Online application: https://wrm.wkkf.org/uWebRequestManager/
          3. Expect to hear back within seven business days.
        5. Lowe’s Toolbox for Education
          1. LCEF is seeking ways to provide the tools to help educators and parent groups through educational challenges by providing the greatest impact. Projects should fall into one of the following categories: technology upgrades, tools for STEM programs, facility renovations and safety improvements
          2. Eligible for K-12 public/charter schools and parent teacher groups
          3. Application deadline: February 9, 2018 (annual grant)
          4. How to apply: http://toolboxforeducation.com/hta
        6. Transforming Safety-Colorado
          1. North Aurora and Southeast Colorado Springs area only
          2. https://transformingsafety.org/grants/
        7. Denver Foundation
          1. The Denver Foundation supports organizations that will help implement our strategic objectives in a manner that advances our Core Values of community member and constituent engagement and racial equity
          2. Dedicated to improving life for residents of the seven-county Metro Denver region
          3. Grant proposal required
          4. http://www.denverfoundation.org/Nonprofits/Grants-What-We-Fund
          5. Application guidelines: http://www.denverfoundation.org/Portals/
          6. Application: http://www.denverfoundation.org/Nonprofits/Apply-for-a-Grant
        8. Application Deadline: August 1st, 2018 The Sunderland Foundation
          1. The focus of the foundation’s giving is restricted to capital and special projects related to building construction, renovation, repairs and restoration
          2. Primarily funds renovation projects such as a new building or room for a university or church. However, if the FlashCAMS are included in the reconstruction of a park/tourist sight, this could be completely applicable. The proposal must be very well written incorporating the FlashCAM into their project proposal
          3. Must submit a proposal http://www.sunderlandfoundation.org/
          4. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and are approved four times a year
    1. Government Grants:
      1. Criminal Justice Grants:
        1. Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG-Funds) Program (FY)
          1. Provider of criminal justice funding to states and units of local government
          2. State and local government only
          3. Requirements: https://www.bja.gov/Funding/JAGState17.pdf
          4. For FY 2017 (can be used in preparation for 2018 FY)
        2. BJA FY Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program- Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN):
          1. Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful
          2. Under PSN, the Department requires United States Attorneys’ offices to implement a local gun crime reduction effort that contains five elements: partnerships, strategic planning, training, outreach, and accountability
          3. Previous funding projects: https://www.bja.gov/funding/FY-2017-Violent-Gang-and-Gun-Crime
    • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program FY
      1. To prevent and deter future crime in hot spots to promote healthy communities. plan and implement a targeted strategy addressing crime in a specific community
      2. https://www.bja.gov/funding/
      3. For FY 2017 (can be used in preparation for 2018 FY)
      4. For FY 2017 (can be used in preparation for 2018 FY)
    1. (FY) Community Policing Development
      1. The Community Policing Development (CPD) Program is a competitive solicitation, open to all public governmental agencies, profit and nonprofit institutions, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations
      2. https://cops.usdoj.gov/
      3. Application guide: https://cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/2017AwardDocs/
      4. For FY 2017 (can be used in preparation for 2018 FY).
    2. (FY) Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance
      1. The CRI-TA Program funds are used to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies by providing technical assistance to state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies on a variety of topics that are tailored to meet their unique needs. This program provides practical, “by the field, for the field” technical assistance from leading experts across a range of public safety, crime reduction, and community policing topics. The goal of the 2017 CRI-TA program is to develop and execute a national law enforcement technical assistance program for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies that will improve their organizational, public safety, crime reduction, and community policing effectiveness, while reflecting the Department of Justice priority of recognizing local control and accountability for effective policing
      2. https://cops.usdoj.gov/
      3. Application guide: https://cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/2017AwardDocs/
    3. School Grants
      1. Montana Department of Commerce- Quality Schools
        1. Quality Schools grants are available on a competitive basis for major repairs or deferred maintenance to an existing school; major improvements or enhancements to an existing school; or information technology infrastructure, including installations, upgrades, or improvements, to an existing school
        2. http://comdev.mt.gov/Portals/95/shared/
      2. Colorado Department of Education:
        1. BEST provides an annual amount of funding in the form of competitive grants to school districts, charter schools, institute charter schools, boards of cooperative educational services, and the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind. BEST funds can be used for the construction of new schools as well as general construction and renovation of existing school facility systems and structures
        2. Previous projects have focused on the safety of the school
        3. Application: http://www2.cde.state.co.us/scripts/
        4. Deadline: February 23, 2018
    1. State of Connecticut Dept. of Administrative Services – Division of Construction Services
      1. Connecticut public school construction projects seeking authorization for a State grant commitment. OSCG&R actively serves the 169 Connecticut municipalities, 17 Regional School Districts and 6 Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs) in the project application process
      2. Annual application deadline: June 30th
      3. https://www.csde.state.ct.us/
    2. Park Acquisition Grants
      1. National Parks Service-Battlefield Land Acquisition
        1. To help States and local communities acquire and preserve threatened Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War Battlefields. The Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants (BLAG) are administered by the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) and awarded through a competitive process
        2. Each grant requires a dollar-for-dollar non-Federal match
        3. https://www.nps.gov/abpp/grants/CWBLAG
        4. Priority status: https://www.nps.gov/abpp/grants/CWBLAGgrants.htm
        5. Application Deadline: September 14th, 2018
      2. Security Grants:
        1. Department of Homeland Security- Fiscal Year Transit Security Grant Program
          1. To strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks
          2. https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-transit-security
          3. For FY 2017 (can be used in preparation for 2018 FY)
        2. Department of Homeland Security- Fiscal Year Port Security
          1. PSGP is one tool in the comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks
          2. https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-port-security
          3. For FY 2017 (can be used in preparation for 2018 FY)
    • Cooperative Watershed Management Program
      1. Through the Cooperative Watershed Management Program (CWMP), Reclamation provides financial assistance to locally led watershed groups to encourage diverse stakeholders to form local solutions to water management needs. By providing this funding, Reclamation aims to promote the sustainable use of water resources and improve the condition of rivers and streams through water conservation, improved water quality and ecological resilience, and reduced conflicts over water through collaborative conservation efforts
      2. FlashCAMS would qualify for the phase II project
      3. Must contact for deadline inquires
      4. https://ofmpub.epa.gov/apex/watershedfunding/
      5. https://www.usbr.gov/watersmart/cwmp/index.html