Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about protecting your school.

The School Grant Program is open to all recognized non-profit and public K-12 schools, including private and parochial schools, thereby meeting IRS requirements.
Yes, administrators or designated officials from from public schools belonging to districts — or individual schools, both public and private — can apply for the grant. Simply complete the application online and you’ll be contacted by a member of the Selection Committee to review information and answer questions.
The school safety grant is available to law enforcement agencies of all sizes, from small precincts to large departments — even public safety centers may apply.
Only school personnel may submit a grant application. That said, parents are welcome and encouraged to share this program with school administrators.
No – only one (1) grant request will be considered per school.
The School Safety Grant features a rolling application that’s reviewed on a month-to-month basis. The sooner you complete the application, the sooner you will be considered.
The selection committee meets to review applications on a monthly and/or quarterly basis. Qualifying districts and schools will be notified shortly after selection.
Upon approval, most applications will be implemented within the year or sooner.
We do our best to respond within six to nine weeks of submission.
SSG’s Grant Selection Committee is comprised of law enforcement, school administration, parents and school safety subject matter experts who review the grants and determine funding recommendations.
Members of the School Safety Grant committee are committed to ongoing advocacy for innovative solutions to reduce response times to shootings. Some members are frequent speakers and are available to speak at your event. For more information, email