SIA Guide to School Security Funding

SIA Guide to School Security Funding September 2021

JUST Updated: New School Security Funding Information as of September 2021!

What’s New for 2021:

  • New federal grant program
  • Two states added: Maryland and Tennessee
  • New grant program in New York

About the Guide to School Security Funding

More than ever before, education leaders are seeking security enhancements to their facilities as part of their comprehensive school safety strategies. The Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to introduce the SIA Guide to School Security Funding for SIA members, their clients and our organizational partners in response to the need for more centralized information on school security grants and the variety of sources of funding available specifically for K-12 school security solutions.

In this informative guide, explore:

  • Primary sources of funding for school security improvements
  • Details of key federal grant programs focused on school security technology, equipment and related uses, including allowable costs, eligibility and how to apply
  • Summaries of state grant programs that fund equipment and technology for school security enhancements in Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia, including details on eligibility, allowable uses and requirements, available funds, points of contact and how to apply
  • Key supporting documents, resources and links for grant applications
  • Information on state-specific security requirements
  • Details on cooperative purchasing mechanisms using the General Services Administration Schedule contract and other programs for state and local government

Access the SIA School Security Funding Guide

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