Young PCVC Community Safety Fund

Young PCVC Community Safety Fund

The Young PCVC Community Safety Fund provides grants up to £5,000 for projects that address any of the following objectives:

  • Improving road safety
  • Reducing anti-social behaviour
  • Reducing rural crime
  • Awareness of drug addictions or alcohol misuse
  • Reducing re-offending
  • Support for victims of crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Meeting the needs of vulnerable people, such as people with mental health problems, or children at risk
  • Raising awareness of cyber crime
  • Domestic abuse and sexual violence
  • Hate crime
  • Emerging threats e.g. extremism.

Who can apply?
The Fund is open to any young person aged from 9 - 18 year old living in County Durham or Darlington. To be eligible to apply, you must have the support of an organisation who knows you and can comment on your abilities to run your project. This organisation will act as a referee and will hold the funding for your project. Organisations can include charitable organisations, community organisations, Police Cadets, Fire Cadets or the Mini-Police, schools or uniformed service.

Size of Grant
Grants of up to £5,000 are available towards helping projects succeed. Examples include:

  • Communication materials
  • Activity materials and costs
  • Session workers
  • Room hire
  • Volunteer costs

Steps to apply for this grant