The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting grant applications for funding through the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). This program supports efforts to improve security at K-12 schools and on school grounds. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Acquisition and installation of technology for expedited notification to law enforcement during an emergency
  • Coordination with local law enforcement
  • Placement and use of metal detectors, locks, lighting and other deterrent measures
  • Training for local law enforcement officers to prevent school violence

Applications are to be submitted to by May 10, 2023, then to JustGrants by May 17, 2023. Click here to learn more or email Grants Office, LLC, which partners with PSBA to bring members a variety of grants-seeking tools.

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