Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund
The Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund allows voluntary, community groups, charities and partners to apply for funding.
The Mayor's Safer Communities Fund is now closed for applications
The Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund allows voluntary, community groups, charities and partners to apply for funding with the next Grant Round awarding up to £8,000.
This time the fund is looking to support project targeting safer places and thriving communities. Specifically, we welcome projects which support:
- Neighbourhood crime and anti-social behaviour.
- Serious violence including knife crime.
- Road safety, speeding and dangerous driving.
- Drug misuse.
- High street crime.
- Countering terrorism.
- Hate crime.
- Recovery from Covid-19 impact.
All applications must align with policing, tackling crime and community safety, you are advised to read the Police and Crime Plan for West Yorkshire for more information on the themes outlined above.
Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund - Grant Round 3
|Total monies to allocate||£350,000|
|Bids open||7th October 2022|
|Bids close||11th November 2022 - 12pm noon|
|Funds awarded||9th February 2023|
Contact the Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund Team
Frequently Asked Questions
Previous Grant Rounds
The Mayor’s fund is financed from monies recovered by West Yorkshire Police under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA). The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 lets the police and prosecutors confiscate or recover the proceeds of crime from criminals.