NJOHSP's Grants Management Bureau hosted a grant writing workshop in the Burlington County OEM Auditorium for organizations eligible to receive funding from the SECUR-NJ Grant. The workshop provided an overview of the grant application process, allowing applicants the opportunity to ask questions about the process and specific security enhancements for their facilities.
Trenton, NJ - Fulfilling his commitment to protect all New Jersey residents from both foreign and domestic threats, Governor Chris Christie today made $1 million in grants available for non-profit organizations and religious institutions determined to be at high risk of terrorist attack in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Salem, and Warren counties.
NJOHSP Deputy Director Steven Gutkin participated on a panel to discuss threats to New Jersey, religious facilities, the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, and the Hometown Security Initiative at the Morris County Prosecutor's Clergy Community Outreach Program's Religious and Educational Facility Security meeting on Monday, February 7.
Religious institutions are cornerstones of many communities and, as such, can be attractive targets for terrorists intent on intimidation. During this presentation, we discussed potential threats posed to the various religious communities throughout New Jersey, both during this holiday season and in the wake of the Paris attacks