Cal OES awards $47 million to help nonprofit and faith-based organizations enhance security and safety
Last updated 2/3/2022 at 12:14pm
SACRAMENTO – Strengthening efforts to protect Californians from hate-motivated violence, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services announced the awarding of $47.5 million to 290 community groups across the state Jan. 25.
The funding, which was proposed by the Governor and approved by the legislature in the 2021-22 state budget, provides grants for physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk for violent attacks and hate crimes due to ideology, beliefs or mission.
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