Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101™

Hosted by the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Academy

Dates & Time

January 18-19, 2024

8am – 3pm


Southwest VA Criminal Justice Academy

1595 Bonham Road

Bristol, Virginia 24201

Limited Seating: 12 of 45 seats remaining

Police Grant Writing is excited to partner with the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Academy to offer our 14 hour Law Enforcement Grant Writing 101 training. If your department is seeking funding for equipment, technology, training, personnel, or to supplement your budget to make ends meet, this course will prepare you to write winning grant applications. All departments are welcome to send sworn or civilian staff to join us in Bristol, Virginia for this two-day course. A group hotel rate is available for those traveling from outside of the area. Unable to make it in person? Register for the live virtual version of this course and take it from anywhere.

Course Overview

Course Overview Video

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.

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 per agency)$449/participant

Course Registration

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Southwest VA Criminal Justice Academy Grant Writing Training – $499

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