Knox product grant assistance provided to first responders at no charge is expanding its grant application assistance program to include Knox rapid access products. Grant funding often plays an integral role in fire and EMS departments acquiring the rapid access products they need for their jurisdiction. With the current range of potential funding opportunities, expertise and assistance is often the only path to success. Navigating the grant process is complex and can be confusing, causing applicants to have missteps that lead them to be unsuccessful in their quests for funding.

Through the Knox partnership with, first responders can receive free assistance from professional grant industry specialists. The grant experts provide guidance throughout the process from research and application to narrative review, which all assist in helping applicants secure funding.

“By partnering with, we’re helping first responders overcome the challenges of limited funding to acquire rapid access products,” said Chris Rovenstine, Vice President of the Knox Company. “Seconds matter during emergencies, and Knox products help reduce response times, property damages, and also the risk of injuries by eliminating forced entries.”

Most Knox rapid access products, can be purchased with grant funding, including eLock cores for the transition of mechanical key lock boxes to the electronic model, key retention units, FDC Locking Caps, and the HomeBox (a residential Knox box). Additional Knox products will be added soon. 

Departments interested in obtaining grant assistance can visit to complete a grant assistance form or access it at this link GRANTS.

About Knox:

Since 1975, the Knox Company has successfully developed innovative rapid access solutions for first responders with products that provide fast, safe, and secure entry into commercial, industrial, and residential properties while minimizing damage and maximizing safety. Today, more than 15,000 fire, EMS, and law enforcement departments/agencies depend on Knox products to gain access into more than one million buildings/properties.



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