South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner's Victims Fund
Communities | Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan
The South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner’s Victims Fund will consider applications from voluntary and third sector organisations for funding towards specialist victim services.
The Fund can support new or existing projects and specialist services that work with individuals who have been directly or indirectly affected by crime. The Fund welcomes innovative ideas of projects that would complement existing support services for victims.
WHO CAN APPLY
- Third sector organisations delivering services in the South Wales Police Force Area.
The South Wales Police Force covers the communities of Cardiff, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil.
Grants will not be awarded to:
Projects aimed at awareness raising and/or preventing crime.
Statutory services (except for projects which fall outside of statutory funding)
Groups with a turnover of under £250,000 will be prioritised, larger organisations with turnover of up to £1 million are not excluded from applying for funding but priority will be given to smaller locally based organisations
Organisations with more than 12 months running costs in reserves.
Organisations that do not operate in the area of benefit
Groups not properly constituted
For costs incurred prior to the receipt of the grant offer letter and signed terms and conditions
-Grants of between £5,000 - £30,000
In line with the Victims Code of Practice all services and projects delivered using this funding should be:
-Free of charge
-Non-discriminatory (including being available to all regardless of residence status, nationality or citizenship)
-Available whether or not a crime has been reported to the police
-Available before, during and for an appropriate time after any investigation or criminal proceedings.