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Grants to Virginia K-12 public schools, special education centers, academic-year Governor's Schools, regional vocational centers, and alternative education centers to enhance student safety. Funding is intended for the purchase of security equipment including building modifications and fixtures such as security vestibules, school sites, and school buses.
The school site security means mounting security cameras on existing light poles in parking areas, ball fields, and field houses. The grant now also includes security equipment such as cameras and two-way radios installation inside school buses.
Allowable security equipment may include the following equipment (and associated installation costs):
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
School divisions applying for a grant must certify their intent to purchase the security equipment within six months of the date of the grant award notification from the Virginia Department of Education, or by March 1, 2023.
Apply online (from July 1): https://p1pe.doe.virginia.gov/ssws/
Direct questions to the Office of Support Services at email@example.com or call (804) 225-2035 or (804) 225-2037.
VA Dept of Education
James Monroe Building
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219