Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo 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.
More information is available here.
Source: Press Office, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo