News Posts: Project School Emergency Response To violence (SERV)

Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

Legislation Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title IV, Part F, Subpart 3, Sec. 4631 Regulations Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) – 34 CFR Parts 75, 76, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 97, 98, 99 34 CFR 299 2 CFR 200  

Funding Status

2010 Appropriation: $0 2009 Appropriation: $0 2008 Appropriation: $1,473,795 2007 Appropriation: $3,000,000 2006 Appropriation: $3,000,000 2005 Appropriation: $0 2004 Appropriation: $0 2002 Appropriation: $10,000,000 Number of awards: TBD Note: Appropriations of Project SERV funds not used in previous years remain available for awards in subsequent years.


1. Who is eligible to apply for Project SERV funds? Local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) are eligible to apply for Project SERV if (1) their learning environment has been disrupted as a direct result of a violent or traumatic event (see answer to question 2 below for a discussion of […]


Who May Apply: Local education agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) that have experienced a traumatic event of such magnitude as to severely disrupt the teaching and learning environment. In order for an LEA or IHE to qualify for funding, the organization needs to be able to demonstrate that the learning environment has […]


Name Hamed Y. Negron-Perez E-mail Address Mailing Address U.S. Department of Education, OSHS/OESE 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Rm. 3C130, LBJ Washington, DC 20202 Telephone (202) 453-6725 Fax (202) 245-7166

Awards for 2018

  Awardee State Award Amount Texas SEA TX $2,000,000 VIDE SEA USVI $2,000,000 PRDE SEA PR $2,000,000 CDE SEA CA $2,000,000 Freeman SD WA $50,817 Broward County PS FL $1,000,000 Two Eagle River School MT $50,000 Clark County SD NV $50,000 New Paltz Central SD MT $49,493 Santa Fe ISD TX $1,000,000 St. Mary’s County […]

Awards for 2017

  Awardee State Award Amount Flint Community Schools Michigan $480,000.00 Anderson SD South Carolina $65,700.00 Washington West Supervisory Union SD Vermont $63,111.00 Washoe County SD Nevada $50,000.00 Anderson SD, 2nd Award South Carolina $135,844.00 St. Joseph SD Missouri $54,543.00 San Bernardino City Unified SD California $69,651.00

Awards for 2016

  Awardee State Award Amount Volusia County Schools, Deland Florida $69,023.00 Little Wound School, Pine Ridge Reservation South Dakota $325,777.00 Baltimore City Public Schools Maryland $292,647.00 Chicago PS, Scott Joplin ES Illinois $70,650.00 Madison Local Schools Ohio $56,336.00 Seattle Pacific University Washington $68,226.00 Umpqua Community College Oregon $529,623.00 Crazy Horse School South Dakota $107,631.00 Becker […]