Funding FirstNet Communications Projects with Federal Grants

Aired on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:00 PDT (11:00 MDT, 12:00 CDT 1:00 EDT).

This presentation is an overview of the grant application process and provides information and resources to help understand the various components and aspects of applying. It does provide a review of content presented previously, but all information has been updated with new federal guidance.  

Discussion Topics

  • Federal Grants as a Funding Source
  • Defining a Project
  • Needs Assessment – Identifying and Defining Needs
  • Researching Funding
  • Leveraging of All Available Resources
  • Developing and Submitting a Proposal/Application
  • De-Obligation and Re-Obligation of Funds
  • Grant Cycle

About the Presenter

Kamala Kuhn is the former Deputy Director of the Nevada Division of Emergency Management. Ms. Kuhn has over 26 years of professional senior management experience in State and Local Government. In addition to her other management duties, she had oversight and management responsibility for all public safety grants administered by the division to include Homeland Security Grant Program, Emergency Management Preparedness Grant, Federal Disaster Assistance Grants, Communications Grants, Fire Mitigation, and Flood Mitigation Grants.


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