Monday, August 15, 2022

Grants. Writers, Awareness, Education, and Training. August 2022


The unwillingness to try is worse than any failure.   Nikki Giovanni


“Trust and Credibility is what we’ve built over time within BEMA International”.


Review the Grant Writer with Workshop, the Grant (CERT) Webinar info below. 

If you never dot your I’s, or cross your T’s.  Our communities need your continued support and services.

If you’ve never registered your nonprofit, separated personal and business bank accounts you still have time.

If your nonprofit doesn’t have the monitoring & evaluation, or other administrative and operations components for grant award consider outsourcing or contractingOutsourcing or contracting in partnership with a member of BEMA International.

Times have changed.  Those that do the work, the ‘boots on the ground’ before, during, and after a disaster or crisis NEED THE FUNDING.

There are grant writers that are members of BEMA International.  Your standing as a member gives you exclusive access to their full range of services.  Trust and credibility are two of the cornerstones of BEMA International.

We have vetted other members and their services.

Plan accordingly.  You are not alone.

BEMA International


Grant Writer with Workshop

Does anyone need support writing grants or want to learn how to write a grant? 


Join Cooper Consulting for their virtual Beginner Grant Proposal Workshop for only $24.99! 


Wednesday, August 17th from 7:30pm-8:30pm EST


You can sign up here: 


Tanzania Fair is the Founder of Cooper Consulting. She has over 10 years of experience in the business field. She raised over 150K in grant funding for her own businesses and other businesses. 


Cooper Consulting mission is to serve aspiring entrepreneurs, small- mid size businesses, nonprofits, and start-up companies to develop strategic change to achieve desired outcomes.


We provide resources and strategies to ensure that companies grow in a realistic way.


If you need grant writing services you can email her at or 313-364-9382



Grant (CERT) Webinar

National CERT Association, FEMA, and Cal OES

FEMA the new grant guidance for the 2022 Homeland Security Grant Program requires a 3% minimum spend on community preparedness and resiliency programs like CERT.  Many CERT programs have never applied for grant funding and have asked for additional information on the topic.


The National CERT Association, FEMA, and Cal OES have partnered to host a webinar on CERT Grant Funding.  This webinar will feature presentations from Butler County, Kanas, and the City of Boston.  These presenters will talk about how they have leveraged grant funding to support their local CERT programs and will give some insight on their application and execution process.

Join us for this informative webinar on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 from 1pm to 3pm eastern, 10am to 12pm pacific.

Click here to register for the webinar:


This webinar will be hosted on FEMA’s Adobe Connect platform.  Make sure to test your Adobe Connect before this webinar:  Adobe Connect Test

This webinar will be recorded and made available on FEMA’s Preparedness Webinar Portal.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.



Black Emergency Managers Association International

Washington, D.C.


bEMA International

Cooperation, Collaboration, Communication, Coordination, Community engagement, and  Partnering (C5&P)


A 501 (c) 3 organization




The unwillingness to try is worse than any failure.   Nikki Giovanni




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