New Grant AnnouncementsHate Crimes GrantSRO GrantSafe Schools Fund GrantSchool Safety Grant ProgramNon-Public Schools GrantGrants Archive
For past grants, and offerings check the Grants Archive page.
Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services
Maryland Department of Education
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Department of Justice Grants
The above links are not affiliated with Maryland Center for School Safety. For all inquiries regarding the above programs and grants, please contact the authoritative agencies.
Is a completely new application required? Or can I still submit for a continuation of FY2021 SRO Program?
completely new application is not required. MCSS understands that personnel
changes often and it would not be unusual for new signatures to be required. If
this is the case, include the updated signed MOU – with no other programmatic
changes – to the one-page application.
No. A separate application is required for each grant.
No. MCSS will accept applications for multiple locations. However, one application must be submitted for each eligible location.
No. Except for the non-competitive grants, all applications will be reviewed after the submission deadline.
You may reach out to MCSS by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because this is not a competitive grant, the allocation for each local school system is provided in the NOFA for the Safe Schools Fund Grant. Please refer to the “Allocation” section on the Safe Schools Fund Grant NOFA for the allocated amount for your institution.
Except for the non-competitive grants, all applications received will be reviewed after the deadline for each grant submission has been reached. Generally, an entity can expect a notice of grant award approval/denial within thirty to sixty days after the deadline for submission has been reached.
Please refer to the “Important Dates” section in your NOFA for more information. You may also reach out to directly to the MCSS Grants Management team via email at email@example.com.
Please refer to the “Eligibility Criteria” on the NOFA to confirm if your organization is eligible to apply.
Generally, an entity may expect a notice of grant award within 21-days after receiving an Approval Letter.
This is to ensure that MCSS has the most
accurate organization EIN and address on file to allow proper disbursement of
Yes. All applications that meet the eligibility requirements will be considered.
Yes. In order to amend or realign grant funds, please fill out the Grant Realignment Request form under Post Award documents available on our website. All relevant support documentation for the request must be attached.
Invoices can be submitted on a quarterly basis, provided award is in compliance. Awards deemed not in compliance will result in invoices not getting paid. Proof of completion of work must be included with all submissions.
No. Funds allocated through this grant are only available for use in the fiscal year in which it is granted. Refer to NOFA for the specific grant performance period.
The grantee owns the title to equipment purchased with grant funds; however, it is important to note that the equipment must only be used by the program or project for which it was acquired.
Yes. While eligible entities are encouraged to apply for various State grants, it is important to avoid submitting duplicate requests for the same purpose, to various agencies in order to solicit awards.
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