In reaction to deadly shootings at synagogues in Pittsburgh and Poway, Calif., grants are offered to Metro Detroit synagogues and temples to upgrade security, the Detroit Jewish News reports.
The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and United Jewish Foundation secured funding to provide $500,000 in matching grants. The Federation will match up to $6,000.
Qualifying projects include Improvements in access control, window film, video intercoms, bollards, radios and trauma kits.
Local synagogues and temples also can apply for a maximum $6,000 grant, renewable annually for up to five years, to match organization expenditures to increase security personnel.