The FY 2020 PAHC program primarily supports GOCCP's public safety goal to create a safer Maryland by providing grants to enhance the security of nonprofit organizations against hate crimes. A hate crime is a traditional offense with an added element of bias, commonly categorized as a criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender's bias against a race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, or gender identity.” The purpose of this grant fund is to promote safety and security for nonprofit entities with appropriate tax status and with facilities and membership that can be targeted for a hate crime.
None is available.
The following services, activities, and costs cannot be supported with PAHC funding:
Eligible applicants are Non-profit entities with appropriate tax status and with facilities and membership that can be targeted for a hate crime are eligible to request funding for security enhancements.
PAHC is a based on a rolling application process. Funding will be awarded on a first come, first served basis until all funds have been exhausted. Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2020.
Approximately $3,000,000 is available in total funding. Award amounts vary. GOCCP will not consider any requests for capital improvements or large information technology projects over $200,000. Cost sharing/matching is not required.