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State funding for digital mapping of school buildings available

by | Jul 5, 2022 | Legislative Update Blog, State Issue | 0 comments

From the Office of School Safety:

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Wisconsin Act 109 Digital Mapping of School Buildings-2022. The project period for this funding opportunity is July 1st, 2022 – June 30th, 2024.  Applications will only be accepted in Egrants.

The passage of 2021 Wisconsin Act 109 amends 2017 Wisconsin Act 143, now allowing school boards, governing bodies of private schools, charter schools, and tribal schools to submit digital maps of their school buildings, (in lieu of blueprints) to the Office of School Safety to comply with 2017 Wisconsin Act 143 and 2021 Wisconsin Act 109

With this update, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) – Office of School Safety (OSS) is seeking applications from school boards, governing bodies or private schools, charter schools and tribal schools interested in obtaining reimbursed funds for critical incident mapping data.

Applicants do not have to be compliant with requirements of 2017 Wisconsin Act 143 to apply.  All applicants must be 2017 Wisconsin Act 143 and 2021 Wisconsin Act 109 compliant before the conclusion of the grant period.

The grant announcement is available here

Questions regarding the grant? Email schoolsafetygrants@doj.state.wi.us

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