Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Community Action Fund

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Community Action Fund

The fund aims to support community, voluntary or third sector organisations including Parish Councils with crime prevention projects in Cheshire. This could include, but is not limited to, projects that support victims, protect vulnerable people, tackle anti-social behaviour or drug issues, improve road safety or promote a safe night-time economy.

Applicant groups should be working with their local policing team to address local priorities.

Applicants must include evidence of match funding. This should be financial and should be confirmed at the point of application.

Eligible organisations must:

  • Have engaged with their local policing unit via officers and/or PCSOs.
  • Have the correct governing documents in place in order to manage the grant effectively.
  • Have two unrelated cheque signatories and for community interest companies, two unrelated directors.
  • Have an active safeguarding policy in place for children and vulnerable adults (where relevant).

The Police and Crime Commissioner wants to fund organisations:

  • That clearly understand the needs of the local community and how the grant will make a real difference.
  • That address the local policing priorities and reduce crime.
  • Who are able to work positively with wider community groups to share resources and create sustainable change.
  • That can demonstrate their ability to fulfil the aims set out in their original application.
  • Who are willing to share learning and seek wider opportunities to achieve success.
  • Involve and address issues important to local communities.
  • Are competent and can evidence how they can make initiatives sustainable, where relevant.

Funding for the 2021 application round must be spent in the allocated financial year April 2021- March 2022.

Read more about this fund

 

Eligible Status: 
Non-Registered Group
Registered Charity
Maximum Grant Amount: 
£5,000.00
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 1 March, 2022 - 09:00

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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