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 currently closed for applications.

Mayor's Safer Communities Fund logo

The Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund allows voluntary, community groups, charities and partners to apply for funding.

The fund is looking to provide support to innovative projects which address at least one of the cross-cutting themes, and one of the priorities within the Police and Crime Plan 2021-24.

The cross-cutting themes are:

  • Keeping women and girls safe.
  • Diversity, equality, and inclusion.
  • Early intervention and prevention.

The priorities are:

  • Supporting Victims and Witnesses and Improving Criminal Justice Outcomes.
  • Keeping People Safe and Building Resilience.
  • Safer Places and Thriving Communities.
  • Responding to Multiple and Complex Needs.

Applicants 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 2

Total monies to allocate £270,000
Bids open 9th May 2022
Bids close 10th June 2022 - 12pm noon
Funds awarded 6th October 2022
Application status Closed for applications

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.