Multiple Lakewood-area shuls, mosdos, and an organization have been awarded security grants of $150,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), a branch of the Department of Homeland Security.
The Non-Profit Security Grant Program will disburse a total of $250,150,000 in 2022 for “facility hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at a high risk of a terrorist attack,” FEMA said.
In New Jersey alone, FEMA has awarded a total of $13,192,649 in security funding for nonprofits in 2022.
The Lakewood-area nonprofits awarded with grants of $150,000 are:
- Bais Medrash of Westgate
- Bais Medrash Mayan Hatorah
- Bais Reuven Kaminetz
- Bais Medrash Govoha – 7th Street
- Bais Medrash Govoha – Forest Ave.
- Bais Medrash Govoha – Madison Ave.
- Bnos Esther Malka
- Bnos Melech
- Columbus Ave. Shul
- Bais Tefillah
- Oros Bais Yaakov
- Toras Emes
- Yeshiva Gedolah of Bayonne
- Zichron Lema Kollel Bais Yechezkel
- Lakewood Shomrim
- Mesivta Nezer Hatorah
- United Talmudical Academy of Lakewood
- Toms River Learning Center
- Yeshiva Ohr Yehuda