Funding Opportunities

Positive Futures Programmes Evaluation

Invitation to Quote (CA1609) OPEN

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is looking to appoint an evaluation partner to conduct a full evaluation and provide a final written report of the Positive Futures programmes in West Yorkshire. The invitation to quote brief is to provide potential suppliers information related to the required evaluation of the four Positive Futures programmes that are running in three West Yorkshire districts.

The evaluation is to support the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime’s decision making related to funded programmes and delivery against the new Police and Crime Plan from 1st April 2022.

Link to Opportunity:

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Deadline for submission of Quotations: 12 noon 4th February 2022

Funding Opportunity for Supporting Vulnerable Young People

The West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) are seeking to fund initiatives that support vulnerable young people at risk of involvement in serious violence, county-lines activity and other forms of exploitation (this may include mental health challenges for example).

They are particularly interested in those applications offering interventions after school, although all interventions will be considered.

Single bids for a maximum of £10,000 can be applied for and can be backdated to 1st January 2022. The funding is to support eligible costs incurred from 1st January 2022 until 31st March 2022.

The VRU will also consider collaborative bids that exceed £10,000 and are representative of the number of organisations involved.

To find out more and apply visit

Closing date 5pm Friday 28th January 2022.

Mayor's Safer Communities Fund

The Mayor will run a Mayor's Safer Communities Fund a number of times a year. The fund will offer grants to voluntary, community groups, charities and partners to provide support for innovative community safety projects. To see if the fund is open for applications and find out more visit