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PCC funding for crime reduction initiatives

The office of the Police & Crime Commissioner has allocated funding for community safety projects across three main funding programmes. Find out more below:

Proceeds of Crime Fund

The commissioner’s Proceeds of Crime Fund is seeing 100 percent of funding received by Staffordshire Police going back into local communities, through grants of between £3,000 and £15,000.

It is made up of money seized from criminals as Staffordshire Police continue to strip offenders of their assets. Applicants must have supported local community safety partnership activity for a minimum of one year in the last three years to be eligible to apply.  

The current round of funding opened on 1 August 2018 and closes on 14 September 2018. Find out more and download the application forms.

Details of the most recently funded projects are included below.

People Power Fund 

The commissioner's People Power Fund sets out to empower local communities to find solutions to community safety problems in their area through small grants of between £100 and £3,000.

These could range from the provision of positive activities for young people with the aim of reducing anti-social behaviour (ASB), mentoring programmes for targeted groups within a community, through to funding reassurance activities and public confidence events in specific areas. Projects must have the support of the Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership.

The current round of funding opened on 1 August 2018 and closes on 14 September 2018.  Find out more and download the application forms.

Details of the most recently funded projects are included below.

Locality Deal Fund

The commissioner’s Locality Deal Fund has allocated money to local areas through working in partnership with local district and borough councils, like Lichfield District Council.

Funding priorities

Successful projects in all three funding streams are delivering what’s important to local people based on the four priorities set out in the commissioner’s Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy.  These priorities are:

  • tackling the root causes of crime through early intervention
  • supporting victims and witnesses better
  • reducing reoffending
  • increasing public confidence.

Find out more and download the application forms.

Find out more

Find more details, including application forms and animated videos about the funds.

To find out more about the funding, visit the Police and Crime Commissioner’s website or email the commissioner.


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