Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund

The fund will look to provide support to innovative projects which address at least one of the cross cutting themes within the draft Police and Crime Plan 2021-24.

The Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund is open for applications with £180,000 in grants available for voluntary, community groups, charities and partners to apply for.

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

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

Applicants are advised to read the Pre-read of the Consultation on the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan 2021 – 2024 for more information on the themes outlined above.

Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund - Grant Round 1
Total monies to allocate £180,000
Bids open 15th November 2021
Bids close 17th December 2021
Funds awarded March 2022
Application status Open

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.