Thames Valley Police Property Act Fund

Status:  Open to applications

Application Deadline: 17 December 2018


Description

 

Grants are available to local voluntary and community groups working to improve the lives of people in in the Thames Valley Police area for projects that support one or more of the PCC's Police and Crime Plan strategic objectives.

Details
Fund Value: £ 100,000

Value Notes

There is no set limit for the grant.

There is a total of approximately £100,000 available for the current funding round.


Extended Description

The Police Property Act Fund is created from the proceeds of sale of goods recovered by the police that cannot be returned to their original owner. In accordance with the Police Property Act Regulations (1997) all awards from the fund must be for charitable purposes.

Funding is intended to assist local voluntary and community groups which are working to improve the lives of people in the Thames Valley Police area.

Applicants must demonstrate that their project or activity contributes to meeting the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner’s objectives, as set out in his Police and Crime Plan.


Latest Information

The deadline for applications is 17 December 2018 (9am).                              


Key Criteria

To be eligible, applicants should be:

  • Working in the Thames Valley Police Force area.
  • Able to demonstrate that the application supports one or more of the PCCs key aims.
  • A policing- and/or community-safety-related charity or community group.

Eligible Expenditure

Grants can be used either to support capital, revenue and project costs.

The current funding round is for work that meets one to three of the following key aims of the PCC's Police and Crime Plan:

  • Mental health.
  • Elder Abuse.
  • Hidden Harm
  • Criminal justice experience.
  • Multi-agency safeguarding hubs.
  • Cybercrime.
  • Peer-on-peer abuse.
  • Female genital mutilation.
  • Hate crime.
  • Road safety.
  • Technological surveillance.

Applications will be expected to explain what working links and relationships applicant organisations have developed with the Office of the PCC and/or Local Police Area.


Restrictions

The following are not eligible for funding:

  • Political activities.
  • National medical research and equipment.

Application Procedure

Guidance notes and an online application form can be found on the PCC's website.

Contact the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley for further information.


Addresses and contacts

Application forms may be available to download their website.
 
Contact details:
Ian Thompson
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley 
The Farmhouse 
Thames Valley Police Headquarters 
Oxford Road 
Kidlington 
Oxon 
OX5 2NX
Telephone:
01865 541959
Email:
pcc@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk