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Nonpublic School Safety Equipment (NPSE) Grant

The purpose of the Nonpublic School Safety Equipment Grant is to provide religious and independent schools with reimbursement for expenditures related to certain school safety and health expenses. After consultation with community and school leaders, Governor Hochul and the New York State Education Department are making $45 million in Nonpublic School Safety Equipment (NPSE) non-competitive Grant funding available immediately. The (FY 22/23, SY 23/24) year 10 NPSE grant will be allocated on a per-student basis and provide religious and independent schools with reimbursement for expenditures related to certain school safety and health expenses.

The competitive grant process to fund remediation, repair, and maintenance of buildings, facilities, and appurtenances, equipment and systems related to health and safety will be posted.

Carryover from previous years’ allocations and the revised NPSE guidance document will follow.

 

Grant Opportunity Name

Nonpublic School Safety Equipment (NPSE)

Grant Format

Categorical, Reimbursement

Grant Type

Non-Competitive, Formula Driven*

Inaugural Year

2013-2014

Grant Cycle

1-year

Current Year

Year 10 (2022-2023 School Year)

Online Application/Reimbursement

NPSE Year 10 Business Portal Application

Paper Application/Reimbursement

NPSE Year 10 Program Reimbursement Form

Program Guide

Year 10 Program Guide

Eligibility Dates

4/01/2013 - 4/30/2024
Dependent on a number of variables.  Please refer to Program Guide for more information.

Applications Due

5/31/2024

Workshop/Tutorial

N/A

Total Funding Available

$45M

Anticipated Amount of Award(s)

NPSE Year 10 Allocations

Purpose

Reimbursement for expenditures related to certain school safety and health expenses

Eligibility

- Currently open, P-12
- Religious & Independent Schools (non-profit or not-for-profit)
- Have a valid OSC Vendor ID

Allocation Methodology

The annual NPSE allocation is calculated based on the prior year statewide total of nonpublic school student enrollments. Once a total number of students is established on a state level, a per pupil rate is calculated as well as the total amount of funds available to an individual school.

Contact Name

Office of Religious and Independent School Support (ORISS)

Contact Email

NPSE-ORISS@nysed.gov

Current Solicitation Profile

Year 10 (2022-2023 School Year) Announcement

*Beginning in 2025 there will be a competitive component (RFP application)

Grant Resources


 

 

Contact Information

Academic
Intervention Services
(AIS)

Mandated
Services Aid (MSA) & Comprehensive
Attendance Policy (CAP)

Mathematics, Science, & Technology Teachers
(MST)

Nonpublic School
Safety Equipment
(NPSE)

AIS-ORISS@nysed.gov

MSA-CAP-ORISS@nysed.gov

MST-ORISS@nysed.gov

NPSE-ORISS@nysed.gov

 

New York State Education Department- ORISS
89 Washington Avenue
Room 1078 EBA
Albany, New York 12234
Phone:(518) 474-3936
Fax: (518) 474-4674