Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101

Hosted by the Wright State University Police Department

Although any size agency is welcome to attend, we are excited to offer Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101 in partnership with the Ohio Small Police Department Association and our host agency, the Wright State University Police Department. Join us in Dayton, Ohio for this two-day course that will prepare you to write winning grant applications for equipment, technology, training, personnel, Police K9, and more.


May 22nd – 23rd, 2023

8am – 3pm


Wright State University (Dayton Campus)

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway

Dayton, Ohio 45435

Building: Student Union

Room: Atlantic Room (157 A/B)

Course Overview

This course is specifically designed for law enforcement and the grants that they will go after. It emphasizes a systematic approach to grant preparation, including the collection and organization of agency data, proactive grant opportunity identification, grant announcement dissection, and structured writing. High quality state and federal grant application examples are presented in this course. A preview of the course materials including a schedule with a topical outline is provided below. Can’t make it to Dayton? Register for the live virtual version of this course and take it from anywhere.

Course Workbook with Topical Outline

This course is highly interactive and includes the completion of several custom-made workbook exercises. Feel free to browse the free preview of our workbook, including the table of contents and course agenda. Note that the exercises have been removed from this preview.

Grant Writing Toolkit

Attendees are also provided with a proprietary grant writing toolkit to warehouse materials pertinent to the grant writing process. This preformatted Excel file includes a custom timeline, budgeting tool, and data collection tool that can be used in grant applications. In addition, it is a resource to store all agency data relevant to grant writing and forthcoming grant opportunities. It also supplements several of the course workbook exercises.

Course Instructor

Evan T. Sorg, Ph.D.

Evan is a former New York City Police Officer and Grant Reviewer for the Department of Homeland Security, founder of Police Grant Writing, and an Associate Professor of Law and Justice Studies at Rowan University where he teaches courses on policing, grant writing, crime analysis, and crime mapping. The publications that he has authored, including a book and numerous research articles, can be viewed here. You may also view his full biography here


Regular Registration$499/participant
Group Registration (3+ participants)$449/participant
Email for the group rate

Course Registration

Registration has closed at this time, however, you may still join us in Whitehouse, Ohio in July or register for our live online webinar in June.