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CISA’s Shields Up Campaign Offers Guidance on Addressing Malicious Cyber Activity

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Shields Up campaign provides the latest guidance on how all communities, including K-12 districts, schools, and families, can protect against cyberattacks and improve cyber hygiene. Learn More

New School Safety Funding Opportunities Available

New Federal school safety grants and funding opportunities have been added to’s Grants Finder Tool. Search the Grants Finder Tool to view available school safety grants, along with key application details, to help keep your school community safe. Explore New Grants

New CDC Data Shines Light on Youth Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data from the Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey highlighting the magnitude of the challenges our nation’s youth faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Findings also showed that school connectedness had an important effect on students during a time of severe disruption. Learn 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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Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence
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Enhancing School Capacity To Address Youth Violence
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Recovery to Thriving: Supporting Mental Health and Students With Disabilities
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Fiscal Year 2022 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Technical Assistance Webinar
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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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Resource Search

Resource Search

Find resources, like guidance, training, or fact sheets, that are vetted by

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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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