2020 School Safety & Security Grant Program Awards
The Department of Public Safety announced on December 12th, 2019 that it has awarded the 2020 School Safety and Security Grants. Grant agreements were issued to 69 public, private and independent schools throughout the state, funding a total of 150 infrastructure improvement projects. A total of $1,388,751 was awarded.
Act 42, Bill H. 542 allowed for schools to apply for grants to improve the safety of school infrastructure through capital-eligible equipment. The funding allowed “planning, delivery, and installation of equipment for upgrades to existing school security equipment and for new school security equipment identified through threat assessment planning and surveys designed to enhance building security.”