Grant Rounds

The Safer Communities Fund is now closed for applications


Grant round timetables

Grant round timetable is listed below. Grant rounds are allocated in line with the outcomes and priorities in the Police and Crime Plan. Grant rounds may be themed to specific priorities and outcomes within the plan, or generic and be allocated in line with any of the priorities and outcomes.

Please note that successful bidders must be present at the Safer Communities Fund Awards Night in order to receive their grant. 

Grant Round Sixteen

£100k will be available for either of the below:

1. Targeted Priority - Projects which will tackle Drugs and Alcohol misuse for example: education, prevention, support in tackling underlying problems, reducing drug/alcohol related crime including serious violence, reducing re-offending or support for victims of this type of crime


2. Targeted Group - Focussed work with young people including under the age of 10, and therefore under the criminal age of responsibility. For example: intervention and prevention work including targeted youth diversionary programmes which support the most vulnerable or those at risk of becoming perpetrators of crime and/or victims of tackle criminal and other forms of exploitation.

Note: projects will be welcomed which align to either or both of these targeted areas.

£100k will be set aside for projects across all remaining priorities in the Police and Crime Plan.
Total monies to allocate £200,000
Bids open 15 April 2019
Bids close 24 May 2019 (12 noon - midday)
Fund awards 19 September 2019
Application Status Closed for applications

Grant Round Seventeen

Total monies to allocate £TBC
Bids open 7 October 2019
Bids close 15 November 2019 (12 noon - midday)
Fund awards 13 February 2020
Application Status Unopened



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