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Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Grant Program

The Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Grant Program provides resources to assist at-risk nonprofits improve physical security at their locations.

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This program provides onetime grant funding to assist nonprofit organizations (such as faith-based institutions, medical and health care facilities, and other human service entities) with enhancing building safety and security for its members/participants and staff. 

Priority is given to applicants demonstrating the greatest need (experienced threats and/or incidents of terrorism or hate crimes known or believed to be related to their nonprofit organization’s purpose, mission, or services), propose cost-effective solutions to addressing high-priority security gaps or weaknesses and have NOT previously received CNSGP or similar funding from OGR.

Looking for information on the FY24 Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Personnel Grant Program? Find it here.


Only a 501(c)3 nonprofit that can demonstrate a high risk of a terror attack or hate crime is eligible to apply.

FY24 Funding Period Key Dates:

AGF Posted: September 13, 2023

Applicant Information Session UPDATED DATE: September 26, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. 
Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5993208518896881755
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on October 13, 2023

Award Notification (anticipated): November 2023

Performance Period: December 2023-June 30, 2024 


FY24 Funding Period Application Materials:

FY24 Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Grant Program AGF (UPDATED)

FY24 Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Grant Program Online Application Form

FY24 Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Grant Program Budget Worksheet (Attachment B)


Additional Resources:

Resources for FY23 CNSGP Funding Recipients

Contact for Commonwealth Nonprofit Security Grant Program

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