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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1 Billion in Funding for First-Ever State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity grant program specifically for state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments across the country. The State and Local Cybersecurity Program provides $1 billion in funding over four years to support SLT efforts to address cyber risk to their information systems. K-12 school districts will have access to the grant program through their states and will be able to use funds to support cybersecurity best practices. Learn More

CISA, FBI, MS-ISAC Release Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on #StopRansomware: Vice Society

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory, #StopRansomware: Vice Society, to disseminate tactics, techniques, and procedures and indicators of compromise associated with Vice Society actors. Vice Society uses ransomware attacks against the education sector to gain access to, and threaten exposure of, sensitive personal information regarding students and staff for financial gain. Read the Advisory

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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Grants

October
13

Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education)
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Events

October
4

Evidence in Action: How States and Districts can Promote Mental Health
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October
20

Protecting Children in a Digital Age
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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 SchoolSafety.gov.

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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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