Mar. 21, 2024

HARRISBURG –Sen. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) and Rep. Kathleen “K.C.” Tomlinson (R-Bucks) today announced that Bensalem Township School District received a $1,833,360 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education though the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) Stronger Connections Grant (SCG). 

The SCG is meant to help school districts establish a safe, healthy and supportive learning environment in elementary and secondary schools. 

“This grant is a great victory for Bensalem students,” said Tomlinson. “This money will go directly to ensuring student safety when they are on school grounds, which will create a safer and stronger learning environment where they can succeed. I want to thank Senator Farry and Bensalem Township School District leadership for working alongside me in securing this crucial funding.” 

“I’m pleased to announce Bensalem School District has been awarded a nearly $2 million grant through the Building Stronger Communities Act. This significant investment will enhance educational opportunities and infrastructure, ensuring every student has the tools they need to succeed,” Farry said. “This grant reflects our commitment to providing quality education and strengthening our communities.”

With the funding, Bensalem Township School District plans to implement a district-wide Student Success Initiative to enhance the success and well-being of both their students and staff. 

Senator Frank A. Farry 
6th Senatorial District

Media Contact: Nicole McGerry /

Representative K.C. Tomlinson
18th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Joe Szymanski