The WTAJ-TV news station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, reports: Over a million dollars in funding is available from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) to help with security upgrades at non-profits that serve underserved areas in the state.
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) is responsible for administering the Nonprofit Security Grant Fund Program, which was established by Act 83 of 2019.
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The programme provides grants to nonprofits whose primary mission is to assist victims of single-bias hate crimes, as defined by the FBI’s Hate Crime Statistics publication.
To submit your application, you have from Tuesday, January 31st, to Thursday, March 2nd.
If your nonprofit owns or operates a building in the Commonwealth, you may be eligible for funding to instal additional security measures there.
Through this initiative, approximately $1.9 billion in Nonprofit Security Grant Funds have been distributed to over 440 organisations in the Commonwealth over the past three years.
For the fifth time since the program’s start, money will be sought in the form of a grant.
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It’s possible to receive a grant of $5,000 to $150,000 to spend on things like security training and planning;
- spending money on security tools;
- Adding new features to existing buildings that boost security; and
- Evaluations of susceptibility to danger and the strength of potential threats.
A workgroup comprising of PCCD, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security will assess applications, and winners will be notified no later than April 2023.