FY22 MCSS Grant Program Details
The mission of Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS) is to promote and enhance safer school communities.
This is done through various training, grant, and community outreach programs.
MCSS is announcing three different grants in Fiscal Year 2022. Local school systems within the State of Maryland, as well as non-public and private schools, and child care centers are all eligible to apply depending on the type of grant selected.
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Hate Crimes Grant (HCG)
This Grant is no longer Accepting Applications - Application Deadline: August 6, 2021
Hate Crimes Grant (HCG) is a competitive, state-funded reimbursement grant awarded to eligible local school systems, non-public schools, private schools, and childcare centers determined to be at risk of hate crime incidents. Below are the categories funded.
- Additional security training
- Security personnel
- Security cameras
- Security related technology
- Door hardening
- Improved lighting
- Other security-related facility upgrades
Eligible to Apply
- Local School Systems
- Non-public and Private Schools
- Childcare Centers