Mutualink K12 School Safety Communications

School Violence Prevention Program Grant

The COPS Office STOP School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP)

NOW EXTENDED:

The COPS Office has extended the application deadline for the FY20 School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) from April 8, 2020 to April 29, 2020 at 7:59 p.m. EDT due to the potential impact of jurisdictional emergency responses to COVID-19 that may cause reasonable delays for applicants.

SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM (SVPP)
• Purpose – Provide funding to improve security at schools and on school grounds through the use of evidence-based school safety programs.
• Eligibility – States, counties, cities, sheriff’s offices, police departments, tribes, and school districts, independent school districts.
• 2020 Funding – $50 million

For detailed individual program information, see the grants page.

OVERVIEW

The SVPP funds up to 75% of allowable costs to improve school safety within the fundable categories below, up to $500K over three years. Minimum 25% cash match unless waiver granted.

The allowable use of funds under this program include the following:

    • Coordination with law enforcement
    • Training for local law enforcement officers to prevent school violence against self and others
    • Placement and use of metal detectors, locks, lighting, and other deterrent measures
    • Acquisition and installation of technology for expedited notification (to law enforcement) during an emergency
    • Any other measure that the COPS Office Director determines may provide a significant improvement in security

Call Mutualink at (866) 957-5465 to learn how our equipment and technology items can be linked to and enhance your school safety plan under the SVPP guidelines.

MUTUALINK IS PROVEN K12 TECHNOLOGY

Capt Francis