Funding Opportunities

All funding opportunities available will be published here

Expression of Interest - Mentoring and Support Provision within Identified School 2022-23

The West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is seeking Expressions of Interest to deliver a Place-Based mentoring and support provision that will be embedded within the identified schools and take place during the 22/23 academic year starting in September 2022 and running until 31st March 2023 with possible extension subject to funding.

The VRU Needs Assessment and Response Strategy, developed with partners, evidences the impact that violence, fixed term and permanent exclusions have on young people’s ability to thrive and succeed. Working with Directors of Children’s Services and nominated representatives the VRU has identified a secondary school most in need within the four districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Leeds. Note: Wakefield is not included in the EOI process as the existing Education Inclusion programme will continue from 2021-22 in to 2022-23.

More information (PDF 161KB)

Expression of Interest (Word 111KB)

Please complete the Expression of Interest as per the instructions and within the stipulated word count and with the correct contract details and return to VRU@westyorks-ca.gov.uk.

Deadline for submissions: 23:59 Monday 11th July 2022

 


Expression of Interest - Sports and Creative Arts Provision over the Summer and School Holidays 2022-23

The West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is seeking Expressions of Interest to deliver a range of Sports and Creative Arts Provision over the Summer and School Holidays until March 2023.

The VRU Needs Assessment and Response Strategy, developed with partners, evidences the impact that violence, fixed term and permanent exclusions have on young people’s ability to thrive and succeed. Working with Directors of Children’s Services and nominated representatives the VRU has identified a secondary school most in need within the four districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Leeds. Note: Wakefield is not included in the EOI process as the existing Education Inclusion programme will continue from 2021-22 in to 2022-23.

Sports and Creative Arts intervention more information (PDF 156KB)

Sports and Creative Arts Expression of Interest Form (Word 110KB)

Please complete the Expression of Interest as per the instructions and within the stipulated word count and with the correct contract details and return to VRU@westyorks-ca.gov.uk.

Deadline for submissions: 23:59 Thursday 30 June 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 https://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/policing-and-crime/mayor-s-safer-communities-fund.