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FCC Adopts $200M Cybersecurity Pilot Program for Schools and Libraries

The Federal Communications Commission adopted a three-year pilot program within the Universal Service Fund to provide up to $200 million to support cybersecurity services and equipment for eligible schools and libraries. This program will allow the Commission to obtain actionable data about which cybersecurity services and equipment would best help K-12 schools and libraries address the growing cyber threats and attacks against their broadband networks. Learn More

SchoolSafety.gov Hosts Virtual Training on K-12 Student Mental Health Resources and Support

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse recently hosted a virtual training on supporting K-12 student mental health and wellness. The event featured a discussion with federal, state, and local representatives on mental health and wellness resources available to schools, the practical implementation of federal mental health funding, and effective models for school-based programs and services. Watch the recorded training to learn more and explore various mental health resources available on SchoolSafety.gov. Watch Now

Stay Safe Online: Resources and Materials to Use This Internet Safety Month

Internet Safety Month is recognized every June to increase Americans’ understanding of online threats and empower them to be safer and more secure online. With summer break upon us, students may be spending more time online, making it an ideal time to discuss digital safety to help protect them from potential risks. Educators, parents, and guardians can visit Know2Protect to learn more about online child sexual exploitation and abuse, request an educational training, and find tips to start a conversation with kids and teens about online safety. 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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Grants

June
24

Nonprofit Security Grant Program
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June
24

Homeland Security Grant Program
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Events

June
26

Lessons from the Field - Youth and Young Adult Experiences as School Violence Survivors and Advocates
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July
9

School Mental Health Virtual Learning Series: Implementing Policies and Practices to Support LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools, Part 2
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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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Communications Center

Communications Center

Download and share the latest SchoolSafety.gov one-pagers, issue briefs, newsletters, and virtual training materials.

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