Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) - School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC)
11/04/19 11:59 PM
Grants starting at $30,000 to Pennsylvania school districts for security and safety programs in schools throughout the State. Applicants are required to pre-register prior to submitting an application. Funded projects are intended to have long-term impacts that include, but are not limited to, increased security assessments of school buildings, security-related equipment, counseling services for students, school police officers, and enhanced emergency preparedness.
The goals and objectives of the School Safety and Security Grant Program are to make school entities within this Commonwealth safer places. The anticipated long-term impacts resulting from this solicitation include the following:
For eligible program activities and expenses, see pp. 6-8 of the Funding Announcement listed in Attached Files below.
GrantWatch ID#: 186937
PCCD expects to fund 500 grants for school districts over the 2019-2020 project period.
Each school district shall receive a minimum grant allocation based on their 2017-2018 Average Daily Membership (ADM) as follows:
(1) A school district with an average daily membership greater than 3,900 shall receive a minimum grant allocation of $45,000.
(2) A school district with an average daily membership greater than 2,100 but less than or equal to 3,900 shall receive a minimum grant allocation of $40,000.
(3) A school district with an average daily membership greater than 1,200 but less than or equal to 2,100 shall receive a minimum grant allocation of $35,000.
(4) A school district with an average daily membership of less than or equal to 1,200 shall receive a minimum grant allocation of $30,000.
For the 2017-2018 School District Average Daily Membership Chart, see page 13 of the Funding Announcement listed in Attached Files below.
Applications approved at the February 2020 SSSC meeting may not have a project period that starts earlier than July 1, 2019 and may not have an end date that is later than June 30, 2021. The start and end date for each project and the length of the project period may vary according to the applicant, based on the nature of the project.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To register and apply online: https://www.pccd.pa.gov/Funding/Pages/Egrants-Home.aspx
Submit questions by email to RA-CD-SSSC@pa.gov (subject line = Meritorious application).
For any technical or system questions, contact and ask for the Egrants Help Desk at (717) 787-5887 or (800) 692-7292, or by emailing to RA-eGrantsSupport@pa.gov.
PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Attention: Grants Management
P.O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
3101 North Front Street