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The state allocates $4.5 million for nonprofit security grants

The state allocates $4.5 million for non-profit security grants is now open!

Non-profits applying for funds are eligible for a wide range of security enhancements for their Pennsylvania-based facilities, including safety and security planning; purchase of security equipment and emergency communication equipment. According to Act 83 guidelines, eligible applicants may request a minimum of $5,000 up to a maximum of $150,000 in state funding. Eligible expenses for security enhancements include the following:

  • Safety and security planning

  • Purchase of safety and security equipment: security-related technology, which may include, but is not limited to: Metal detectors, Protective lighting, Surveillance equipment, Special emergency communications equipment, Electronic locksets, Deadbolts, Trauma kits, Theft control devices

  • Safety and security training

  • Threat awareness and response training

  • Upgrades to existing structures that enhance safety and Security

  • Vulnerability and threat assessments

  • Any other safety or security-related project that enhances the safety or Security of the non-profit organization.

If you are a faith-based institution and want to:

  • Build a culture of preparedness for Security and emergency crises.

  • Develop plans of action (protocols).

  • Train their staff, and build an Emergency Response Team to prepare in times of emergencies.

Please include it in your proposal. We can help you and provide you with more details. JEPP Preparedness Year-long Program can help you plan your Security and train your staff and community. For more info, please leave your contact information. We will get back to you as soon as possible:
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