The Parker Foundation founders have public service, emergency first response, and education roots. We remain deeply committed to the further improvement and advancement of these trates in underprivileged and rural communities to achieve broad advances for the benefit of the general public.
The goals for the Safety Equipment Grant incentive follow in the footsteps of this philosophy;
Support of safety in the community. Grants in this category are important to our mission. We are committed to assisting neighboring communities throughout the United States in providing safe emergeny services. We make grants to nonprofits and governments for projects under according to this modivation.
Examples of projects purchases under this grant:
emergency communications equipment,
police bulletproof equipment,
hire aditional police officers and or firefighters.
Additionally, with this incentive, we look for grants that further the following aspirational goals:
Broad reach. The grant awarded will benefit the widest subset of the entire community. We believe your grant should not only benefit the underprivileged in your community but also benefit the broader community at large.
Matching Funds. We want to see your community’s commitment to disaster prevention and recovery. While not required, preference will be given to communities that provide some level of matching funds.