First Round of Grants Awarded to Academic and Community Centers on Long Island
Part of Governor Cuomo's $25 Million Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced over $2.1 million has been awarded through the state’s $25 million Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program to help strengthen security measures at nonprofit schools, day care centers and cultural museums on Long Island. These efforts will help prevent hate crimes or attacks against these facilities because of their ideology, beliefs or mission. This first round of funding provides $2,161,410 million for 45 projects at facilities on Long Island.