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2018/19 Commissioner’s Grant Scheme

Grant Scheme Apply Now bannerThe Commissioner’s Grant Scheme aims to fund projects that will deliver “A safer, more secure Warwickshire”.

The Commissioner is inviting organisations to bid for funding for initiatives that deliver targeted drugs and alcohol interventions to those at higher risk:-

  • within the Criminal Justice services;
  • by raising young people’s awareness of the consequences of substance misuse and reducing the risk of them entering the Criminal Justice system.

Please note that the PCC has already invited organisations to bid for funding against several other grant funds as detailed below:-

  • Addressing Sexual Abuse and/ or Child Sexual Exploitation;
  • Delivering positive diversionary activities to identified young people;
  • Delivering a countywide Domestic Abuse perpetrator intervention;
  • PCC small grant awards.

The successful applicants for these grants will be published on the website in Spring 2018 and no further applications for projects in these areas are being sought.

Who can apply?

The grant scheme for targeted drug and alcohol interventions is open to both established and new service providers. All applications will need to detail and provide evidence as to how their drugs and alcohol intervention:-

  • is targeted to those at higher risk, either within the Criminal Justice services or how it will prevent children and young people entering Criminal Justice services
  • will contribute to addressing  the priorities of the Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan:-
    1. Put Victims and Survivors First;
    2. Ensure Efficient and Effective Policing;
    3. Protect People From Harm;
    4. Prevent and Reduce Crime.

Further information in regards to the Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan can be accessed on our Police and Crime Plan pages.

Applications will be welcomed from community, voluntary, third sector and statutory organisations that deliver projects or services at a countywide level or for projects that are targeted in one or more local authority areas within Warwickshire.

The PCC will not fund:-

  • Profit-making projects;
  • Contributions towards major refurbishment, building or maintenance work;
  • A contribution to an organisation’s running costs for an unspecified purpose;
  • Projects that promote religious or party political beliefs;
  • Projects or activities that have taken place prior to the 1 April 2018;
  • Prizes;
  • Loan or debt repayments.

Please note that the PCC, at his discretion, may choose not to fund a project that is politically-sensitive or contains politically-sensitive elements.

Timescales and how to apply

The grant scheme is currently open for applications.  The deadlines for completed applications to be received is:-

  • Young people services: noon on the Friday 9 March 2018.
  • Adult services: noon on the Friday 23 March 2018.

All applications and required documents must be received electronically by the deadline to opcc@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk.

Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted or evaluated under the 2018-2019 grant scheme.

The following guidance notes and terms and conditions are available to help your organisation decide whether or not you can apply to the scheme, and provide you with information on how to complete the application form.  Please read the notes carefully and follow the guidance when completing the forms.

If you have difficulty accessing any of these documents or require them in a different format, please contact the office.

Further Information

Details of successful applicants and their projects from previous grants schemes can be found here.

For further information and advice about the grant scheme, please contact the Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner by email at opcc@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk or by telephoning 01926 412322.

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