Governor Hogan announces $3 million in funding through Protect Against Hate Crimes program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Governor Larry Hogan has announced $3 million for grants to protect more than 30 Maryland organizations and religious institutions against hate crimes.

We’re told this funding is provided through the Protecting Against Hate Crimes (PAHC) Program and will be used on equipment, personnel, and physical security enhancements.

The Hogan administration has provided more than $8 million to protect vulnerable groups from hate crimes through PAHC since its inception in 2019. This $3 million in new awards were distributed based on Maryland State Police violent and hate crime data by county and through a competitive application process.

Two organizations on the Eastern Shore are included in these awards. The Beth Israel Congregation in Salisbury is set to receive $32,700, while the Board of Child Care in Denton is slated to receive $144,786.

A full list of recipients can be found here.

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