The Commissioner sometimes has grant opportunities available that support the delivery of his Police and Crime Plan.
There are currently no grant opportunities available.
Street Pastors, Street Angels and Similar Organisations
The Commissioner allocated £20,000 for the work of street pastors, street angels and similar organisations. During the night time economy the volunteers engage, care and listen to members of the public. For example, supplying drinks and blankets to vulnerable people. Details of the successful applicants are listed below:
- £10,000 – Preston & South Ribble Street Pastors
- £5,000 – Chorley Street Pastors
- £5,000 – Blackpool and Fylde Street Angels
Child Sexual Abuse Support Fund
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner was responsible for administering £160,000 of Home Office Funding fro the Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Support Fund.
This fund was designed to aid non-statutory organisations who had seen an increase in demand for services as a result of the child sexual abuse inquiry, and aimed to provide grant funding to enable them to increase capacity to support victims.
The Commissioner agreed to contribute another £40,000 to the fund meaning a total of £200,000 was available. Details of the successful applicants are listed below:
- £35,482.00 – Trust House
- £27,880.89 – Horizon
- £29,582.00 – Fylde Coast Women’s Aid
- £17,600.00 – Lancashire Women’s Centre
- £30,241.52 – The Liberty Centre
- £28,540.00 – The Birchall Trust