Home Office - Anti-Knife Crime Community Fund


Status: Open to applications
Application Deadline: 15 June, 2018

Description

Grants are available to voluntary and community sector groups for community projects in England and Wales which reduce knife crime and have a positive impact on young people who are at risk of carrying a knife and committing a crime.


Details
Fund Value: £ 500,000
Maximum Value: £ 30,000
 

Value Notes
The funding budget for 2018-19 has been increased to £1 million.
 
Grants of up to £30,000, or more for projects withh collaboration between partners.
 
The funds are to be spent by 31 March 2019.

Extended Description

The Home Office launched the Anti-Knife Crime Community Fund in October 2017 as part of its knife, gun and gang crime policy.
 
The funding is intended to support community projects which reduce knife crime and have a positive impact on young people who are at risk of carrying a knife and committing a crime.

Latest Information

The deadline for applications is 15 June 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of July 2018.


Key Criteria

Voluntary and community sector groups and organisations in England and Wales can apply.


Eligible Expenditure

The funding is for projects that demonstrate the following:

  • Delivery of outcomes to stop knife crimes.
  • A proven track record of delivering local interventions.
  • Proven track record of ability to work with children and young people.
  • Proven track record of ability to work in partnership with other organisations and services.
  • Evidence of value for money.

Application Procedure

The application form and guidance notes can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Contact the Tackling Crime Unit for further information..


Address & Contacts

Application forms on their website

Contact details:
Tackling Crime Unit
 
Home Office 
2 Marsham Street 
London 
S21P 4DF
Email:
Knife.Community.Fund@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk