(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/17/14) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging mosques and Islamic institutions nationwide to consider applying for funds available through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) (NSGP).
The program is designed to assist nonprofit organizations that are vulnerable to terrorist attacks with procuring and installing security equipment to enhance safety.
The NSGP application process opened March 18, 2014, and may be found on the FEMA website. The deadline for submitting the application is May 23, 2014 11:59 p.m. EDT.
SEE: Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)
Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Just this week, CAIR is working with a Maryland mosque that has been targeted by a series of incidents in which offensive items (violent quotes from the quran) were left in the facility’s mailbox.