Policing & Community Safety Partnership Grant
The 2019-20 grant programme will prioritise actions on the PCSP’s six strategic themes as follows:
Early Intervention: Initiatives designed to reduce the risk of individuals, (especially young people aged up to 17 years) from the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area from coming into contact with the criminal justice system.
Alcohol, Drug & Substance Abuse: Working to achieve a reduction in alcohol, drug and substance abuse including prescription medication.
Anti-Social Behaviour: This encompasses a range of behaviours including noise, vandalism, graffiti, anti-social driving, or causing annoyance to people not in the same household.
Societal Abuse: Working to achieve a reduction of levels of physical, mental, financial and cyber abuse. Also includes working to increasing the levels of reporting of the abuse to PSNI and other support agencies.
Reducing opportunities for crime: Working to achieve a reduction in the opportunities to commit crime in rural and urban communities.
Fear of crime: Working to reduce the fear of crime in rural and urban communities and increase community confidence in policing.
Grants of up to £5,000 (Five Thousand pounds) are available towards eligible costs and groups are limited to one successful application per year.
More detailed information can be found in the Guidance Notes which are available when you click through to the online application system http://causeway.eformz.info/
Who Can Apply?
Organisations must be from within or operating within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area. For the purposes of this programme, only formally constituted organisations which are not-for-profit that are open, accountable and representative of the geographical area which they service and which promote and enhance Community Safety can apply. Such as:
Community and Voluntary organisations; This includes School, PTA’s, Churches, youth clubs, Social Enterprises etc.
You may find it helpful to discuss your project with one of the following officers within the PCSP Unit before submitting your application:
Melissa Lemon (Officer PCSP)
Telephone: 028 703 47031
Jonny Donaghy (Manager PCSP)
Telephone: 028 276 60294