Locality Deal Fund 2022/2023
Deadline for submission of applications for the LDF 2022 - 2023 has been extended to 5pm on Monday 27 July 2022.
The Lichfield District Community Safety Partnership was set up as a result of the Crime and Disorder Act in 1998 to bring together responsible bodies (such as the Police, Fire and Rescue Service and local authorities) with other partners to help protect their local communities from crime and disorder.
The Community Safety Partnership produces a community safety delivery plan, refreshed every year, which sets out our priorities for the district. The key priorities for the district identified in our delivery plan for 2022/2023, are:
- Anti-social behaviour (ASB)
- Domestic abuse
- County lines
- Violence against women and girls
All of these priorities are underpinned by the need to support vulnerable people and our commitment to co-ordinate the partnership response to those with a vulnerability.
The Staffordshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner provides funding for all districts, boroughs and Stoke on Trent City Council to support projects which will deliver against our priority areas. The allocation to Lichfield District for 2022/2023 is £49,914
What do we want to fund?
Lichfield District Council, as the lead agency for the Lichfield Community Safety Partnership, wishes to ask for expressions of interest from groups and organisations that can offer activities which support the delivery of our community safety plan for 2022/2023
We are currently seeking expressions of interest for projects which meet the following priorities:
- Anti-social behaviour
- County lines
- Violence against women and girls
You can apply for a project which covers one or more of the priority areas as long as you can demonstrate how your activity will deliver against the outcomes identified. There is an indicative funding amount included for each priority area however this may be subject to some change depending on the applications received.
The Community Safety Partnership wishes to work together to manage the impact anti-social behaviour is having, or is likely to have, on victims and communities.
The desired outcomes for this priority are:
- More potential victims and perpetrators supported to divert away from ASB
- Reduced number of repeat complaints of ASB
- Increased satisfaction of service users when reporting ASB
Your application should show how you will meet these outcomes through the project activity. Detailed outputs and performance measures will be included in a funding agreement and reported on via six monthly reports provided by the funded organisation to Lichfield District Community Safety Partnership.
We anticipate approximately £15,000 being available for this priority area with at least £5,000 of this used for targeted intervention of young people referred to the project by partners.
In Lichfield the risk of exploitation by people involved in County Lines is clear and present. Drugs are being brought into Lichfield and there are existing networks that enable their distribution. The partnership would like to increase resilience of children (in particular) and families to the risks of exploitation and to develop better cooperation between agencies to enable earlier identification of those who are becoming at risk of exploitation.
Vulnerable young people more resilient to involvement in exploitation
- A clearer picture of the risks and associated harms to vulnerable people in the district and an increased ability to design and target support
- Increased awareness and reporting of suspicious activity resulting in better protection for young and other vulnerable people
Your application should show how you will meet these outcomes through your project activity. Detailed outputs and performance measures will be included in a funding agreement and reported on via six monthly reports provided by the funded organisation to Lichfield District Community Safety Partnership.
We anticipate approximately £14,914 being available for this priority area.
Violence against women and girls
The Community Safety Partnership will support Staffordshire Police’s Action plan around VAWG by focusing on the two areas of prevention and engagement/safety in public. This will include tackling all forms of discrimination, including that against women and girls and challenging language and behaviours to enact cultural change. We will consider the safety of women and girls when designing public spaces and activities.
- Improved safety for women and girls on public transport
- Increased activity, improved mental health and reduced isolated of targeted girls
- Increased awareness of the impact of behaviours of men and boys and changes in their behaviours
Your application should show how you will meet these outcomes through their project activity. Detailed outputs and performance measures will be included in a funding agreement and reported on via six monthly reports provided by the funded organisation to Lichfield District Community Safety Partnership.
We anticipate approximately £15,000 being available for this priority area.