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Univ. of Massachusetts PD
585 East Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003-9600

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Sgt. Brian Green:  413-545-2121                            Email : b1green@admin.umass.edu


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Greg Bavis and Kris Kloetz


Univ. of Massachusetts PD, MA - Nov 20-21, 2021 

Come join us for two days of meat and potatoes grant writing training designed to turn you into a first rate public safety grant writer. Presented in language you, will understand and comprehend. Learn how to help your agency get the training, to get the grant, to get the gear! Register early to hold your seat in class.

Register Now!When registering please use the students email address.

If you need information sent to a different email please request by email to mstark@firstrespondergrants.com


As of October 6th the University is requiring that all training attendees, including instructors are vaccinated for Covid-19.  

Thank you again for registering for our event. This email is your invoice and confirmation of your successful registration. If any of the information displayed below is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible.

 Payment if due by the first day of class. Please forward this to the person/department responsible for payments.

 Checks should be made to:

First Responder Grants, LLC

237 N Brooks St

Manning, SC  29102

 Watch for the email about one week before the class with your handouts. Please print and bring them to class with you.

   Thank you for pre-registering for the Two-day First Responder Grants training. Your seat will not be guaranteed in the class until full tuition payment is received.

  •  When full payment is received your seat will be reserved for the class.

What is the cancelation policy for in-person classes?

Anyone that needs to cancel enrollment for the in-person two-day grant training will be subject to the cancelation policy written below.

  • All cancelations must be in writing (email is acceptable)
  •  Cancelations requested 45 days prior to the class will get a full refund minus a $ 40.00 administrative fee.
  •  Cancelations requested 44 days to 20 days prior to the class you will receive a 50% refund on the class tuition.
  •  Cancelations requested 19 days to 0 days before the scheduled training will receive no refund for the tuition.
  •  If you must cancel 19 days or sooner before the starting of the class you have a couple of options. 1. You can send another from your agency in your spot. 2. You can take the online class. 3. You may take the class within six months from the time of cancelation. If you do not pick an option we will attempt to make contact with you via email if after 3 days you do not respond you will forfeit the class tuition.
  •  No shows for class will forfeit the tuition that has been paid.
  •  If we have to cancel class for any unforeseen reason you will be entitled to a full refund of the class tuition.


Local Hotel Accomodations :   Always ask for Government Rates

Courtyard Hadley Amherst      423 Russell St, Hadley, Massachusetts 01035                 (P) 413-256-5454

 Homewood Suites by Hilton     Hadley Amherst 340 Russell Street Hadley,Massachusetts 01035                                                                                                                                                                   (P) 413-387-0583

 Hotel UMASS 1 Campus Center Way Amherst Massachusetts 01003                             (P) 877-822-2110