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Grants Finder Tool

SchoolSafety.gov’s Grants Finder Tool helps you find applicable funding opportunities to help keep your school community safe. The tool features a variety of Federally available school safety-specific grants that you can navigate based on school safety topic, award amount, application level of effort, and more. As Federal agencies release school safety funding opportunities and grants throughout the year, the tool will be updated on an ongoing basis to reflect these opportunities.

To get started, take the Grants Finder Tool Quiz to view a list of applicable grants based on your quiz selections. Available grant results will appear as you answer each question. Your results will narrow down as you proceed throughout the quiz to give you the most relevant grant opportunities for your school.

You can also explore all available grant opportunities in the Grants Library. Filter grants based on your needs or use the quick filter links to view grants in frequently searched for categories.

If you would like to receive updates on new school safety-related grant opportunities when they are available, please submit an email address where we can contact you.

Topic

I am looking for funding opportunities for the following school safety needs. (Select all that apply)
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Award Amount

School safety grants are available in varying amounts of funding. I am looking for funding opportunities in the following amounts. (Select all that apply)
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Application Level of Effort

As a member of your school’s community, we know you’re busy! The application process for some school safety grants can be more time-consuming and complicated than others. Select the level of effort you’re interested in for completing the grant application.
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Direct vs Pass-Through Grant

Some Federally available school safety grant programs allow schools and/or districts to apply directly for funding (direct grant). Other Federal grant programs provide funding that schools can only receive through another entity such as a state agency, local government, or other eligible organization (pass-through grant). I’m interested in viewing the following type of grant applications.
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Audience/User

Some Federally available school safety grant programs can be used to support the role of specific members of the school community. I am looking for grant opportunities for the following intended users. (Select all that apply)
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Action

Prevention, protection and mitigation, and response and recovery are all key elements in creating and maintaining safe and supportive school environments. I’m interested in grants for the following actions when it comes to school safety threats, hazards, and risks. (Select all that apply)
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Funding Agency

SchoolSafety.gov currently houses grants available from the four Federal School Safety Clearinghouse agencies. I’m interested in finding grants available from the following Federal agencies. (Select all that apply)
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Thank you for completing the Grants Finder Tool quiz.

Review the eligible grants based on your selections below. You can also download your results.

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Department of Homeland Security
Low
Level of Effort
Homeland Security Grant Program
Low
Level of Effort

Deadline: June 24, 2024

Description: Provides funding to assist state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts in preventing, protecting against, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from acts of terrorism and other threats. This grant provides recipients with the resources required for implementation of the National Preparedness System and working toward the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.  

Please note: A State Administrative Agency (SAA) is the only entity eligible to apply for the Homeland Security Grant Program on behalf of subapplicants. Due to the nature of the grant application process, some state application windows may only be open for a limited time or have additional requirements. It is encouraged that any interested subapplicants reach out to their respective SAA contact for state-specific application information.

Access Link: https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/homeland-security

Department of Homeland Security
Medium
Level of Effort
Nonprofit Security Grant Program
Medium
Level of Effort

Deadline: June 24, 2024

Description: Provides funding to support for facility hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack. The intent is to integrate nonprofit preparedness activities with broader state and local preparedness efforts. It is also designed to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives, as well as state and local government agencies.  

Please note: A State Administrative Agency (SAA) is the only entity eligible to apply for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program on behalf of subapplicants. Due to the nature of the grant application process, some state application windows may only be open for a limited time or have additional requirements. It is encouraged that any interested subapplicants reach out to their respective SAA contact for state-specific application information.

Access Link: https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/nonprofit-security

Department of Homeland Security
Low
Level of Effort
Fiscal Year 2024 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Grant Program
Low
Level of Effort

Deadline: This grant application window is currently closed. Please to receive email notifications for updates on grant opportunities.

Description: Provides funding for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments; nonprofits; independent school districts; and institutions of higher education to establish or enhance capabilities to prevent targeted violence and terrorism. Funding supports online, in-person, and hybrid projects that address the threat of online pathways to violence as well as the threat of violence in physical spaces.

Access Link: https://www.dhs.gov/tvtpgrants

Department of Homeland Security
Medium
Level of Effort
Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program (TCGP)
Medium
Level of Effort

Deadline: This grant application window is currently closed. Please to receive email notifications for updates on grant opportunities.

Description: Provides funding to help tribal governments address cybersecurity risks and threats to their information systems. The program provides targeted cybersecurity investments designed to improve the security of critical infrastructure and resilience of the services that tribal governments provide to their members.

Access Link: https://www.cisa.gov/tribal-cybersecurity-grant-program-tcgp

Department of Homeland Security
Medium
Level of Effort
State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP)
Medium
Level of Effort

Deadline: This grant application window is currently closed. Please to receive email notifications for updates on grant opportunities.

Description: Provides funding to help states, local governments, and territories address cybersecurity risks and cybersecurity threats to information systems. The program enables targeted cybersecurity investments in recipient agencies, thus improving the security of critical infrastructure and resilience of the services that state, local, and territorial governments provide to their communities.

Access Link: https://www.cisa.gov/state-and-local-cybersecurity-grant-program

Department of Homeland Security
Medium
Level of Effort
Homeland Security National Training Program (HSNTP) - Continuing Training Grants (CTG)
Medium
Level of Effort

Deadline: This grant application window is currently closed. Please to receive email notifications for updates on grant opportunities.

Description: Provides funding via cooperative agreements to partners to develop and deliver training to prepare communities to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and natural, man-made, and technological hazards.

Access Link: https://www.fema.gov/emergency-managers/national-preparedness/training

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