Maine schools may apply for school security funds

A grant from the State Homeland Security Grant Program is now open, and school districts and independent schools are eligible to apply. The grant application is due April 12, 2013, at 5 p.m. Funds are available for school emergency preparedness facility security projects.

The grant project priority items are:

  • Priority 1 – Remote entry control system
  • Priority 2 – Panic button
  • Priority 3 – Knox box
  • Priority 4 – Exterior door numbering

Please contact your County Emergency Management Agency Office if you have questions about the grant details or the application process. Applications are available on the Maine Emergency Management Agency, Maine Prepares website.


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