SRO/SSO Incentive Grant Program

Grant Program Information:School Resource Officer (SRO)/School Security Officer (SSO) Incentive Grant Program
Source of Funds:

State General Funds

Amount Available:To be determined.
Purpose of Funds:Grants to localities for School Resource Officer and School Security Officer positions.
Program Goals:Provide funding to localities to place either a School Resource Officer or School Security Officer in elementary and secondary schools where none currently exist.
Eligibility Requirements:Priority will be given to those elementary or secondary schools that do not currently have an SRO or SSO position. Need will be assessed based on the grant application.
Match Requirements:Local match will be based on the Composite Index of Local Ability to Pay as determined by the Virginia Department of Education.
Contact Information:
Grant Coordinator(s)
Donna Michaelis
(804) 371-6506
Albert Stokes
(804) 786-4011
Grant Monitor(s)
Patrick Harris
(804) 786-5367
DCJS Grants Administration
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804.786.4000
Fax: 804.786.7231