York County Delegation Announces School Security Grants
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Seth Grove (R-Dover) and Kate Klunk (R-Hanover) announced $3.7 million in grant money from the School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) under the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD).  

“Safe schools are a top priority,” the members said.  “By investing in physical improvements and supporting the needs of our students we are advancing this goal.  All children should feel safe when they attend school.”   

Grants were awarded under the following solicitations: 

Noncompetitive School Mental Health Grants: $90 million grant program for school districts, charter schools, area career and technical centers, and intermediate units to support school-based mental health and behavioral health supports, including counselors and resources for students.
Formula-Based School Safety and Security Meritorious Grants: $18.6 million grant program provided to all Pennsylvania school districts for physical security enhancements and/or mental/behavioral health needs.
Competitive School Safety and Security Grants: $32.2 million grant program for eligible school entity applicants as well as municipalities, law enforcement agencies, and approved vendors to support physical security improvements, behavioral health resources, and school security personnel needs. 
Targeted School Safety Grants for Nonpublic Schools: $14.5 million grant program to support programs addressing school violence and improving school safety and security through grants to Intermediate Units (IUs) and approved vendors on behalf of nonpublic schools.

School District awards in York County include: 

   • Central York School District:    $216,608
   • Crispus Attucks Charter School:    $70,000
   • Dallastown Area School District:    $226,979
   • Dover Area School District:      $182,292
   • Eastern York School District:             $170,963
   • Hanover Public School District:            $166,196
   • Lincoln Charter School:                    $70,000
   • Northeastern York School District:     $197,277
   • Northern York County School District:    $183,512
   • Red Lion Area School District:             $210,641
   • South Eastern School District:             $172,219
   • South Western School District:             $201,927
   • Southern York County School District:     $176,922
   • Spring Grove Area School District:     $195,932
   • West Shore School District:             $237,614
   • West York Area School District:     $178,489
   • York Academy Regional Charter School: $340,859
   • York County School of Technology:    $116,354
   • York Suburban School District:             $180,373
   • Christian School of York:                    $75,000
   • St. Rose of Lima Elementary School:    $68,000
   • St. John the Baptist Catholic School:    $41,030

More information is available at the PCCD’s website here.

Rep. Grove: Charlie O’Neill: coneill@pahousegop.com
Rep. Klunk: Katelin Morrison: kmorrison@pahousegop.com