Nearly 1,000 Schools Nominated for STANLEY Security's "TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS" Grant Program; Voting Now Begins

At least One School from Every State Represented

Indianapolis, IN – November 6, 2013 – STANLEY Security, a leader in providing schools with safer learning environments, announces that the nomination period has closed and voting has begun for its TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program to help schools enhance their security on campuses. Through the program, U.S. schools are offered the opportunity to receive security products and services through a $500,000 grant from STANLEY. During the 45-day nomination period between September 13 and October 28, nearly 1,000 schools were nominated, with at least one school represented from every state in the continental U.S.

Communities can vote daily online for their local school at, or by texting the name of the school and city to 99222. Voting ends at 11:59 pm on December 13, and the winning schools will be announced in the following weeks.

The school with the most votes by December 13 will win $200,000 in STANLEY Security installed products and services. Three runners-up will each receive $100,000 in STANLEY Security installed products and services. These products and services could include classroom locks, traditional or audio intrusion systems, video surveillance, access control systems and more. Prizes will be awarded in 2014.

Nominated schools can promote voting in the community by downloading an electronic School Voting Kit. The kit includes fliers to print or e-mail, guidance for social media and e-mail content and a press release template. Participating schools can click here to download the School Voting Kit PDF.

STANLEY is currently working together with school officials, teachers and students from more than 10,000 schools nationwide to ensure that school safety is a top priority. For more information about the TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program, please visit or call 855-444-6488. 

For more information, contact:
Murphy Knott Public Relations, Inc.
(312) 867-9177

About STANLEY Security

STANLEY Security, a division of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), is a provider of integrated security solutions defining the future of the security industry. STANLEY delivers a comprehensive suite of security products, software and integrated systems with a strong emphasis on service. STANLEY is powered by a culture of continuous innovation, providing revolutionary technology and unmatched customer service to commercial, institutional and industrial businesses and organizations. We focus on complete customer transparency and operational excellence in the five customer touchpoints: account management, installation, service, monitoring and billing. STANLEY takes pride in our signature approach to doing business – offering global resources, with a local touch. As one of the world's largest and most comprehensive security providers, we're protecting what's important to you by designing, installing, servicing and monitoring an extensive array of products and solutions that span the entire security spectrum:

• Intrusion, Fire, Access Control and Video Surveillance Systems
• Systems Integration & Vertical Market Solutions
• Automatic Entrance Solutions
• Door Locking Hardware, Closers & Exit Devices
• Master Keyed Systems
• Safe Lock & Vault Solutions
• RTLS Asset Visibility Solutions
• Iris Biometric Identity Authentication Solutions
• UL & Bilingual ULC Monitoring Services
• Real-Time, Online eServices