Safer Communities Fund, deadline 24 May 2019 (12 noon)

15 April 2019

The Safer Communities Fund offers grants of up to £6,000 to help voluntary and community groups, charities and partners make their communities safer and feel safer. Projects must take place in West Yorkshire.

Priorities for this grant round

£100,000 will be available for projects that address either one or both of these targeted areas:

  1. Targeted priority - Projects which will tackle drugs and alcohol misuse for example: education, prevention, support in tackling underlying problems, reducing drug/alcohol related crime including serious violence, reducing re-offending or support for victims of this type of crime.
  2. Targeted group - Focussed work with young people including under the age of ten, and therefore under the criminal age of responsibility. For example: intervention and prevention work including targeted youth diversionary programmes which support the most vulnerable or those at risk of becoming perpetrators of crime and/or victims of tackle criminal and other forms of exploitation.

£100,000 will be set aside for projects across all remaining priorities in the Police and Crime plan.


Please read the guidance notes and terms and conditions before completing the application form.

The deadline for applications is 24 May 2019 (12 noon).


Answers to frequently asked questions are available.

Alternatively, email The funder prefers to be contacted by email but you can also leave a phone message on 01924 294000 and a member of the team will get back to you.

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