Funding Opportunities

Perpetrator Programmes funding 2021-22

The Home Office are looking for bids from Mayors/PCCs who wish to introduce innovative approaches to tackle domestic abuse by working with perpetrators in their area. Whilst the funding is open to bids for all types of perpetrator interventions, they are particularly seeking to fund three categories of intervention:

  • Programmes that address known issues in relation to DA offending;
  • Programmes that focus on children and adolescents; and
  • Programmes aimed at stalking perpetrators.

Please read all the information carefully before submitting an Expression of Interest.


DEADLINE: 5pm, Friday 18th June 2021 - Submissions after this date will not be accepted.


HMYOI Wetherby intervention

The West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has been awarded funding from the Home Office for 2021/22 to support interventions that will prevent young people from entering the criminal justice system and reduce reoffending.

The impact of these interventions is to achieve a reduction in first time offenders, reoffending and weapon related crime, particularly amongst those victims aged under 25.

The VRU is seeking an Expression of Interest from experienced providers for the HMYOI Wetherby intervention, with a total of £40,000 available committed until 31 March 2022.

Please complete and return the Expression of Interest from to


Deadline for EOI is 5PM, MONDAY 21 JUNE 2021 – Please note any EOI’s received after this time cannot be accepted


Male Rape Support Services Fund (£1.4m)

£1.4m available nationally to increase the availability and capacity of sexual violence support services to meet the specific needs of men and boys and respond to demand arising as a result of the pandemic. This funding is for this financial year until 31 March 2022. This fund is open to PCCs and RSF recipients.

The Fund is open to MoJ directly commissioned services, and PCC commissioned and non-commissioned specialist services locally (by “non-commissioned” this refers to organisations not currently receiving grant funding from either MoJ or PCCs, but who can evidence that they meet the criteria of the Fund).

Applications for funding can only be accepted from organisations who currently already provide gender-specific support to men and boys, including specialist male-only services, and those who support both men and women, to further enhance their support offer.


  • Direct bids should be submitted by RSF grant recipients only on the proforma to by 12pm on Friday 25 June.
  • Organisations not currently in receipt of a grant from the MoJ Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Fund will need to submit applications on the proforma via their local Police and Crime Commissioner. Please return to by 5pm Monday 21 June 2021



Critical support fund (£2.8m)

£1.5m is available nationally for community-based sexual violence and domestic abuse support to meet exceptional or additional need that cannot be met through existing allocations. This funding will be for this financial year until 31 March 2022 and cannot be used for ISVA and IDVA posts. This fund is open to PCCs only.

£1.3m is available exclusively for the recruitment of ISVA and IDVA posts and this funding is committed for two year until 31 March 2023.

DEADLINE: 5pm Monday 21 June 2021


Further guidance