£250k Available To Local Communities
A new range of grants is now available and open for applications through the office of Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold.
This year, three different funds are available.
The three funds will give a wider range of community groups, charities and other voluntary organisations options to seek funding.
More than £250,000 is being made available.
Three Funds Available
The Making Northamptonshire Safer Fund (total of £100,000) provides grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 to groups carrying out projects that support the aims of the Police and Crime Plan: early intervention and preventing crime; enforcing robustly to fight crime and protect people; putting victims at the heart of justice and reducing re-offending.
The Northamptonshire Road Safety Community Fund (total of £150,000) is supported by the Safer Roads Alliance and gives grants of between £500 and £5,000 for initiatives that support the Northamptonshire Strategic Road Safety Plan: speed reduction; anti-social road use; distraction driving; drink or drug driving; road victims and their families; use of seatbelts; child restraints and seats; educational initiatives leading to positive behaviour change.
The Tackling Hate Crime Fund (total of £11,000) is provided by the Northamptonshire Hate Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour Delivery Group and is open for bids of between £1,000 and £11,000 for initiatives that will: support victims of hate crime or hate incidents; support confidence in reporting; support work with offenders to successfully change behaviour.
How To Apply
Applications from groups across Northamptonshire are now invited for all three funds, and the current round closes on May 31.
Further details and application packs are available at www.northantspcc.org.uk/community-grants