FY21 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 2021. 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 program is no longer accepting applications. The deadline has now passed. Please be on the lookout for future grant announcements from MCSS.
Hate Crimes Grant (HCG) is a competitive, state-funded reimbursement grant awarded to local school systems, private schools, and childcare centers determined to be at risk of hate crimes or attacks to provide security-related technology and security-related facility upgrades.
- 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