Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101

Hosted by the Regional Center For Public Safety Excellence at South Texas College

Police Grant Writing is excited to partner with the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence at South Texas College in Pharr, Texas to offer Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101. Continuing education credits from South Texas College are provided with course participation. This two-day course will prepare your department to write winning grant applications for equipment, technology, training, personnel, and more. Can’t make it to Pharr? Register for the live virtual version of this course and take it from anywhere.


*New Date*

Due to potential for travel disruptions resulting from a potential government shutdown, the October course was postposed until November to ensure that our instructor could successfully travel and deliver the training

November 13-14, 2023



South Texas College Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence

3901 South Cage Boulevard

Pharr, Texas 78577

Course Overview

This course is the only training designed specifically for law enforcement and the grants that they will pursue. 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.

Course Workbook with Topical Outline

This course is highly interactive and includes the completion of several custom-made workbook exercises. A preview of our workbook, including the table of contents and course agenda, is provided below.

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. The Toolkit serves as a supplement to several 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. Evan has secured over $1M in grant funding and works with law enforcement to increase their odds of bringing home grant funding to their agencies. 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/agency)$449/participant

Course Registration

We offer two registration and payment options. You can complete your registration and payment online by clicking the button below.

Pharr Texas Grant Writing Training – $499

Billing Address

Alternately, if your agency requires invoicing or payment by purchase order, you may reserve your seat by filling out the form below and we will send an invoice with payment options to the email address provided. We are happy to provide a W9 upon request.