Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Philip Seccombe has opened a £500,000 grant fund for initiatives tackling road safety, as part of his commitment to reduce the numbers of people killed and seriously injured on the county’s roads.
Find out more about the fund and how you can make a grant application below.
Who can apply?
The PCC invites applications for any project that aims to address road safety problems in Warwickshire and which will 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.
The grant scheme is open to both established and new service providers.
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.
For full details of our eligibility criteria, please read our guidance notes document, which is available for download in the in the ‘How to apply’ section below.
The grant scheme is currently open for applications. The deadlines for completed applications to be received is:
- 12 noon, Monday 3 June 2019
All applications and required documents must be received by the deadline. Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted or evaluated under the 2019/20 grant scheme.
It is anticipated that applications will be evaluated in June 2019 for award in July 2019.
How to apply
Successful applicants will need to submit the application form (see panel below) and all required documents electronically by noon on the 3 June 2019. Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted or evaluated under the 2019-2020 Road Safety Grant Scheme.
All applications will need to detail and provide evidence as to how their application fits the grant fund criteria and how it will address road safety concerns in the context of one or more of the priorities of the Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan:
- Put Victims and Survivors First;
- Ensure Efficient and Effective Policing;
- Protect People From Harm;
- Prevent and Reduce Crime.
The following guidance notes 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 application form.
- Road Safety Grant Guidance Notes (PDF document, 149 KB)
To help prospective applicants understand the Road Safety Fund, we also held an engagement event in April 2019 at Warwickshire Police’s Leek Wootton premises. The following presentations were given to attendees, which may be useful for applicants as they complete their submissions:
- Road Safety in Warwickshire – Background (PowerPoint, 255 KB)
- A perspective from road safety consultant, Graham Feest (PDF document, 1,500 KB)
- Road Safety Grant Introduction (PowerPoint, 296 KB)
All successful applicants will also be expected to accept our terms and conditions prior to receiving grant funding. A copy of our terms and conditions can be found below for reference ahead of making applications for funding:
- Road Safety Fund Terms and Conditions (Word document, 140 KB)
Please download, complete and return by email the following form, with all relevant requested attachments, to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PCC Road Safety Grant Application Form
(Word document, 320 KB)
Please remember that all applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday 3 June 2019.
If you have difficulty accessing any of these documents or require them in a different format, please contact us on the above email.
If you are concerned about any part of the application process or need further information and assistance, please contact our lead commissioning officer Abby Simkin via email@example.com and we will be happy to provide further guidance. Alternatively, telephone the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner on 01926 412322.