Safer Schools

The annual total grant value is estimated to exceed $25 million annually if fully realized; GG4L Member schools and districts worldwide may apply and qualify for an in-kind grant that will fund 1 school or district choice pre-integrated innovative school safety EdTech solution. Over 45 global providers have been identified to date with deployment and usage at no cost to the schools for the school-year program term.*

The On-Demand Grant enables schools and districts around the world to ASSESS their progress against implementing best practices for school safety, DISCOVER validated EdTech solutions that can save them time and money and make them more effective and efficient, and APPLY for an in-kind grant that allows them to select any vendor’s solution in the Safer Schools catalog of curated EdTech solutions for the use of the school year.

Any school or district can be a GG4L member at no cost and apply for the On-Demand Grant.

Safer Schools Initiative On-Demand Grant now available worldwide

The Safer Schools Initiative, led by Global Grid for Learning (GG4L) and McREL, a Regional Educational Laboratory (REL), is an in-kind grant available worldwide that is focused on EdTech applications that support a safer school environment in order to enable teaching and learning. Solutions range across the 7 research-based domains from campus security, physical health and wellness, emotional and behavioral health, emergency preparedness and management, digital safety, community engagement, and healthy school and district culture.

Safer Schools Program Partners


Safer Schools Program Resources

Digital Safety

Emergency Preparedness & Management

Emotional & Behavioral Health

Engaged Community

Healthy Culture

Physical Campus Security

Physical Health & Wellness

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