Trending Topics

Bryan Jack

Grants Q&A

Bryan Jack is a grant consultant with and its sister site, A 15-year veteran of the fire service, Bryan is currently serving as Battalion Chief at Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District in Monument, Colorado. A certified Fire Officer and Paramedic, Bryan has been successfully writing, reviewing and consulting on grants for more than five years. For any questions related to grants, you can contact Bryan at He will be featuring some of the questions – and his answers – in upcoming columns.

From new changes to key topics, here’s what you need to know as you start your application
Here’s a quick overview of what changed between the 2009 and 2010 processes, what stayed the same, and everything in between
If you want to write a grant for fitness equipment, you need to focus on training and responder health and safety
Here’s a breakdown of what the category covers and what you need to include in your application
$7.8 million of AFG funding has been earmarked for nonaffiliated, independent EMS agencies
Creating positive professional relationships can help you find new sources for grants and funding