Grant Writing and Administration

Grant Writing and Administration

The development of competitive grant applications requires extensive research and knowledge of the grant program requirements.  Grant preparers must fully understand the project objectives under consideration in order to convey the project scope and associated benefits throughout the application.  There are various phases throughout the grant management process including grant research, writing, review, and evaluation, all of which are integral to the success of proposed effort.  Effective communication and an understanding of the organization proposing the grant plays a vital role in successful grant writing.

Risk Management Professionals remains on the forefront of grant opportunities and regularly researches program applicability on behalf of our clients.  Risk Management Professionals has ample experience tailoring project scopes to meet grant specifications and developing supporting documentation (e.g., alternative analyses, project feasibility, schedules, cost summaries, benefits to constituents, environmental impacts, etc.)  Risk Management Professionals is uniquely qualified for grant administration and grant writing due to our experience with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). Risk Management Professionals has been involved with the following grant programs;

  • Proposition 50 Grants
  • Proposition 84 Grants
  • Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant Program
  • Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning (HMEP) Grant Program
  • Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program

The Risk Management Professionals Project Team is comprised of engineers with considerable experience  developing many of the programs associated with the aforementioned grant programs, such as Urban Water Management Plans, Hazard Mitigation Plans, Emergency Response Plans, Security Vulnerability Assessments, Hazardous Materials Release Prevention Programs.  This diverse foundation of experience  has attributed greatly to Risk Management Professionals’ high grant application approval rate for a wide spectrum of grant programs, accounting for millions of dollars of grant funding obtained on behalf of our clients.