Safer Communities Funding

The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce the launch of a new funding round to support victims and reduce offending for 1 April 2020 until 31 March 2021. We are looking for new, innovative and exciting approaches, as well as approaches that have been proven to work. Applications are welcomed for funding between £500 and £50,000 and can be submitted between Tuesday 1 October and Thursday 31 October at midday.


Further information on how to apply, including the grant criteria, details of the grant process, useful contact information and guidance for completing the form, can be found within the ‘Guide to Applying for Funding 2020/21’. We will also require all applicants to complete a mandatory safeguarding checklist. Please find the link to the web based Application Form



Attached for your information are the following documents which can also be found on our website (


  • A guide to applying for funding 2020/21


  • PDF Copy of Application Form (A pdf copy of the application form has been made available for applicants to view the questions before using the web based form. Please note this is for reference only.)


  • Safeguarding checklist


  • Outline of Project Proposal form for Community Safety Partnerships Consultation form (this needs to be emailed to the relevant Community Safety Partnership.  Contact details can be found in the Guide to Applying for funding document)


Please ensure that you thoroughly read the ‘Guide to Applying for Funding 2020/21’ including the detailed appendices to give your application its best opportunity for success.  Since the distribution of this document a couple of week ago the section called ‘Information to consider before you apply’ has been updated with regard to your organisation’s eligibility to apply for funding.


We look forward to your applications and if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Commissioning Team at



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