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DHS Releases Forecasted Funding Opportunity for the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships recently released a forecasted funding opportunity for the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program. The program provides financial assistance to eligible applicants to develop sustainable, multidisciplinary targeted violence and terrorism prevention capabilities in local communities, to pilot innovative prevention approaches, and to identify prevention best practices that can be replicated in communities across the country. Reference the notice for additional information, including eligibility details and deadlines. Read More

SchoolSafety.gov Launches New Child Exploitation Page

SchoolSafety.gov recently launched a new Child Exploitation topic page. The page features child exploitation information, resources, and guidance from government agencies and non-profit organizations, and outlines ways K-12 school communities can help identify, prevent, and respond to the victimization of students. Explore the page to learn more. Visit the Page

HHS Awards Nearly $245 Million to Support Youth Mental Health and Help the Health Care Workforce Meet Families’ Mental Health Needs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced $245 million in funding from the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act to support youth mental health and fund other mental health supports. Investments will go towards critical programs for youth and their mental health, including school-based programs and services that meet children and families where they are. Read more about the announcement and the specific grant programs here. 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

March
21

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
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April
27

Human Trafficking Youth Prevention Education (HTYPE) Demonstration Program
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Events

February
6

Becoming a Trauma-Informed School Webinar Series: Logistics Part 1
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February
7

Understanding and Planning for School Bombing Incidents
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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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