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2020/21 Commissioner’s Grants Scheme

Banner sating 'apply today' for 2020/21 Commissioner's Grants SchemeThe PCC Grant Schemes aim to fund projects that will deliver “A safer, more secure Warwickshire”.

During 2020-21 the PCC is inviting organisations to bid for funding against one of the grant funds as detailed below.

Organisations are able to submit multiple bids to any of the schemes. Each application will be evaluated separately.

Projects funded by the PCC’s office under the grants schemes run for 12 months or less during the course of the financial year.

Find out more about each of funding streams below.

Available funding streams

Small Grants Fund

Estimated maximum grant fund available: £50,000

Maximum grant bid per project: £10,000

The PCC invites applications for any project that aims to address one or more of the Police and Crime Plan’s priorities. The PCC would also be interested to view applications that specifically aim to address knife-crime.  All applications should be for one-off funding for a specific project.

The PCC encourages collaborative approaches to applications and encourages organisations to identify how they support and work with their local Community Safety Partnership (CSP).


Road Safety Fund

Estimated maximum grant fund available: £500,000

Maximum grant bid per project: No maximum (applicants are advised to view previous awards made for guidance)

The PCC invites applications for projects that aim to address Road Safety problems in Warwickshire, and which may also have outcomes aligned to the Police and Crime Plan priorities. All applications should be for one-off funding for a specific project. Projects may be focused on prevention, engagement, education and/or enforcement.

Funding from the PCC Road Safety award will not be granted to cover costs of roads engineering or roadside furniture.

Examples of possible road safety projects are those which may:

  • Improve road safety in order to reduce accidents and casualty figures in the Warwickshire area
  • Improve education and training for children, young people, learners, inexperienced and older drivers
  • Support local communities in becoming safer and better places to live
  • Reduce the economic and personal costs of fatalities and serious injuries
  • Improve driving skills
  • Improve awareness and educate drivers about non-vehicle road users, including horse riders and cyclists.

Though there is no maximum bid, applicants are advised that this fund is countywide and the requested amount should reflect the project’s geographic reach and number of service users set to benefit.


Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme Fund

Estimated maximum grant fund available: £68, 000

Maximum grant bid per project: No maximum

As well as providing services and support for victims of domestic abuse, it is also vital to provide services for perpetrators.  The PCC invites applications for a Countywide Domestic Abuse Perpetrator intervention that offers an integrated partners support element also. The PCC requires that any Warwickshire perpetrator can be referred by a key stakeholder to the intervention and will be assessed for their suitability.  The provider of services must be accredited or demonstrably working towards full accreditation and working within the Respect standards.  The service must be able to engage fully with the MARAC process in Warwickshire and be willing to sign up to the Warwickshire Information Sharing Protocols. The PCC encourages service providers to collaborate and share best practice to maximise the front line delivery of each programme

Though there is no maximum bid, applicants are advised that this fund is countywide and the amount requested in an application should reflect considerations such as the project’s geographic reach and number of service users set to benefit.


Domestic Abuse Victims’ Programme Fund

Estimated maximum grant fund available: £25, 000

Maximum grant bid per project: No maximum

The PCC invites applications which provide a Therapeutic Counselling Service across Warwickshire for victims of domestic abuse regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation.  The service provider must be able to deliver services regardless of the risk level of the victim and from local venues to ensure ease of access for victims.

Though there is no maximum bid, applicants are advised that this fund is countywide and the amount requested in an application should reflect considerations such as the project’s geographic reach and number of service users set to benefit.


Reducing Reoffending Fund

Estimated maximum grant fund available: £15, 000

Maximum grant bid: £15,000

The PCC invites applications for a countywide project that directly addresses the reducing reoffending agenda in Warwickshire. The successful provider will need to evidence how the project will contribute to reducing reoffending and how that reduction will be measured.

The PCC encourages service providers to collaborate and share best practice to maximise the front line delivery. The PCC encourages organisations to identify how they will support and work with the Warwickshire Reducing Reoffending Board.

How to apply

The Commissioner’s Grants Scheme for 2020/21 is now open for applications.  In order to apply for funding, applicants must:-

  • Download and read our Guidance Notes, which give further detail on eligibility and how to apply
  • Complete the relevant application form electronically:
  • Submit the application and all required documents electronically to grants@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk with ‘PCC Grant Application 2020-21’ in the subject line;
  • Clearly state which PCC grant scheme they are applying for in the body of the email.

All applications and required documents must be received electronically by 6pm on 31 January, 2020.

Organisations are able to submit multiple bids to any of the schemes. Each application will be evaluated on its own merits and evidence.

If you have difficulty accessing any of these documents or require them in a different format, please contact our 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 grants@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk or by telephoning 01926 412322.

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