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School Suicide Prevention Toolkit

School Suicide Prevention Toolkit

What's New for NC Center for Safer SchoolsSchool Suicide Prevention Toolkit
The NC School Suicide Prevention Toolkit is now available. It is a framework for school use in their development of access to care protocols for students struggling with suicidal/homicidal ideation.

NC Center for Safer Schools Funding

NC Center for Safer Schools Funding

School Safety Equipment grants 2019-2020 – The sum of six million one hundred thousand dollars ($6,100,000) in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year for the purchase of safety equipment for school buildings and related training.

School Safety Training grants 2019-2020 – The sum of four million five hundred thousand dollars ($4,500,000) in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year to allow qualifying public school units to contract with community partners that provide training to help students develop healthy responses to trauma and stress.

Students in Crisis grants 2019-2020 – The sum of four million five hundred thousand dollars ($4,500,000) in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year to allow qualifying public school units to contract with community partners that provide evidence-based crisis services to students.

School Resource Officer grants 2019-2020 – The sum of three million dollars ($3,000,000) in recurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year and the sum of six million dollars ($6,000,000) in recurring funds for the 2020-2021 fiscal year for the employment and training of school resource officers.

School Safety Grant Programs
In 2018, the General Assembly worked with State Superintendent Mark Johnson to launch a new $35 million School Safety Grants Program to improve safety in public school units by providing grants for school safety resource officers, services for students in crisis, training to increase school safety, safety equipment in schools, and additional school mental health support personnel.

School Resource Officer Grant Program
In 2018 the General Assembly worked with the State Superintendent Mark Johnson to launch a new School Safety Grants Program. A part of that program includes grants for the training and/or employment of school resource officers in North Carolina's elementary and middle schools. 

School Mental Health Support Personnel Grant Program
The School Mental Health Support Personnel grant program can provide all or a portion of the salary and benefits needed to employ additional school counselors, school nurses, school psychologists, and school social workers for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Funds were awarded through a competitive grant process and must be used to supplement, not supplant, state or non-state funds already provided. 

Community Partners Grant Program
The purpose of the Community Partners Grant Program is to increase school safety by providing evidence-based and evidence-informed crisis services and training to help students develop healthy responses to trauma and stress. $5 million was awarded towards Students in Crisis and Training to Increase School Safety. (2018)

School Safety Equipment Grant Program
The School Safety Equipment Grant Program includes up to $3 million dollars to North Carolina public schools for school safety equipment. This competitive grant program will inform state policymakers and lawmakers on the specific needs regarding school safety equipment across the state. $3 million was awarded towards School Safety Equipment. (2018)

Other School Safety Grants
The remaining grant applications will be posted here, along with their individual deadlines, once they are available.

 

Funding Resources

Funding Resources

The North Carolina Center for Safer Schools is not a funding organization. However, our staff has located several resources you may wish to research in efforts to find funding for school safety projects. There are local, state and federal government grants as well as philanthropic organizations and corporate funding opportunities. Below is a list of funding resources.

Funding Sources:

Grants.gov is your place to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the managing partner for Grants.gov.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) commonly has competitive discretionary grant funding available. Their listing of funding opportunities can be found at http://www.ojjdp.gov/funding/fundinglist.asp.

COPS Grants are the Community Oriented Policing Service of the U.S. Department of Justice. Commonly, this agency releases funding opportunities for local law enforcement agencies to create new school resource officer (SRO) positions. To check on current funding availability, please go to http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=46.

North Carolina Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils (JCPCs) annually identify program areas for funding. Contact your local JCPC to see what program areas they have identified for funding. https://www.ncdps.gov/Juvenile-Justice/Community-Programs/Juvenile-Crime-Prevention-Councils

The N.C. Governor's Crime Commission annually has funding available under specified categories and strategies. Its grant application period is open to state and local agencies and nonprofit organizations. Applications are accepted for competitive review from early December through Jan. 31 each year. Funding is awarded for a 12-month cycle of July 1 through the following June 30. http://www.ncgccd.org

Fundsnet Services.com's purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives, fundraising programs, philanthropy, foundations and 501(c)(3) nonprofits organizations sources by posting related links on this site. For North Carolina sources visit http://www.fundsnetservices.com/searchresult/45/North-Carolina-Grants.html.

The Grantsmanship Center's funding database lists top-giving foundations in North Carolina. All of the foundations listed have been prescreened to ensure that they have a staff, issue RFPs or otherwise indicate an interest in receiving proposals. More detailed information about these foundations, including their program areas, types of funding, application procedures, and more can be found on GrantDomain, The Grantsmanship Center's exclusive online database of funding information. Each link will provide you with contact and web information. https://www.tgci.com/funding-sources/NC/top

The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers is the state's only forum for sharing information and promoting cooperation among North Carolina's grantmakers. They are committed to helping private foundations, corporate giving programs, donor advised fund holders, and community foundations strengthen their impact and effectiveness. They seek to be a primary resource for North Carolina networking, news, and information on philanthropy. There are many small philanthropic funders in our communities that might be inclined to assist a local project. See this organization's membership page to better understand what they can offer.

http://www.ncgrantmakers.org/?page=MembershipAbout

North Carolina Center for After School Programs developed an overview of the available afterschool funding streams in the state. Funding streams come from state agencies and private organizations, and are divided into Academics, Juvenile Justice, Health and Wellness, Needs-Based funding, and private funding. http://www.nccap.net/starting-an-afterschool-program/funding-opportunities/

Federal Clearinghouse for School Safety

Federal Clearinghouse for School Safety

http://www.schoolsafety.gov

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)

https://www.missingkids.org/blog/2020/child-online-safety

Internet Safety for Children