Non-profits at high risk of terrorist attacks awarded federal funding


WASHINGTON – Three non-profit organizations in Congresswoman Nita Lowey’s district (D, NY17) have been awarded a total of $400,000 in federal funding to protect them against terrorist attacks.
The funding includes $100,000 for the Newish Community Center in West Nyack, $150,000 for the JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown, and $150,000 for the JCC if Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale.
The funding for JCC Rockland was awarded as part of a new homeland security grant program to provide security funding for non-profit organizations located outside of designated “Urban Areas Security Initiative” jurisdictions that are determined to be at high risk of a terrorist attack.
The funding for JCC on the Hudson and JCC of Mid-Westchester was awarded as part of the Urban Areas Security Initiative Program’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program. 

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