PDE Awards $7.2 in School Safety Grants (October 26, 2019)

More than $7 million in grants to improve safety were awarded to PA schools. The grants ─ designed to help prevent and reduce violent incidents, to purchase safety and security-related equipment, and to provide for the training and compensation of school resource and police officers ─ emanate from PDE’s Safe Schools Targeted Grants.

The grant monies awarded are comprised of School Resource Officer (SRO) grants of up to $60,000; School Police Officer grants of up to $40,000; equipment grants of up to $25,000; and program grants of up to $20,000.

To see which school districts received grant monies, click here.