The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings
given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Commission.” The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
“Eligible applicant.”A nonprofit organization.
“Eligible project.”Security enhancements designed to protect the safety and security of the users of
a facility located in this Commonwealth that is owned or operated by a nonprofit organization.
“Facility.” A building or portion of a building owned or operated by a nonprofit organization
and used to carry out the organization's mission, including community space, community
centers, day-care or adult care facilities.
“Fund.” The Nonprofit Security Grant Fund established under section 5602 (relating to Nonprofit
Security Grant Fund).
“Nonprofit organization.”A corporation or other entity based in this Commonwealth which:
(2) principally serves individuals, groups or institutions that are included within
a bias motivation category for single bias hate crime incidents identified by the
Federal Bureau of Investigation in its 2017 Hate Crime Statistics publication under
the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
“Security enhancements.”The term includes:
(1) Safety and security planning.
(2) Purchase of safety and security equipment.
(3) Purchase of security-related technology, which may include, but is not limited
(i) Metal detectors.
(ii) Protective lighting.
(iii) Surveillance equipment.
(iv) Special emergency communications equipment.
(v) Electronic locksets.
(vii) Trauma kits.
(viii) Theft control devices.
(4) Safety and security training.
(5) Threat awareness and response training.
(6) Upgrades to existing structures that enhance safety and security.
(7) Vulnerability and threat assessments.
(8) Specialty trained canines.
(9) Any other safety- or security-related project that enhances safety or security
of the nonprofit organization.
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