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Department of Justice Awards Nearly $190 Million in Grants to Support School Safety

The U.S. Department of Justice announced nearly $190 million in funding from grant programs aimed to improve school safety. The grants will help institute safety measures in and around schools, support school violence prevention efforts, provide training to school personnel and students, implement evidence-based threat assessments, and fund research and evaluation on the causes and consequences of school violence. Read More

Department of Education Announces $280 Million in Funding to Increase School-Based Mental Health Providers

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced two grant programs totaling $280 million to increase access to mental health services for students, funded through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. The programs provide funding to schools to increase the number of credentialed school-based mental health professionals and to support districts in hiring additional school-based mental health service providers in high-need districts by boosting the mental health profession pipeline. Read More

Upcoming Opportunities

Learn about upcoming events, grants, and other opportunities for your school or district.

Discover upcoming school safety events and grants below to help support your school’s or school district’s safety efforts.

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Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV)
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Navigating Mature and Emerging IAQ Technologies in Your Schools for COVID and Beyond
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Becoming a Trauma-Informed School Webinar Series: The Fundamentals of Trauma
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Grants Finder Tool

Grants Finder Tool

Use the Grants Finder Tool to find applicable funding opportunities to help keep your school community safe.

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State Search Tool

State Search Tool

Discover your state’s school safety programs and regional contacts from federal agencies. These contacts and programs can be a resource to you as you build your school safety plan.

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Safety Readiness Tool

Safety Readiness Tool

Identify the efforts you’re taking to address the foundational elements of school safety. Get a personalized action plan with next steps and resources for your school to consider.

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