Homeland Security grant funding will be available for public schools by application at the start of 2023.
The South Dakota Office of Homeland Security will be accepting applications from public schools for one-time project funding from January 1 through February 17, 2023.
Funding will be awarded for one-time projects that have a connection to Homeland Security by providing protection against terrorism threats, which includes keyless entry, door locks, video entry, intercom systems, security lighting, metal detectors, access barriers, and critical infrastructure assessments.
In addition, cybersecurity equipment or software such as intrusion detection systems and physical protection of hardware systems are allowable. Surveillance cameras are not being funded.
For more information, Click here to view the South Dakota Homeland Security Grants webpage or call 605-773-3450.