Kent Police and Crime Commissioner: Communities Together Fund

Local Grants

Each year Kent Police receives money by seizing and auctioning property from offenders, often vehicles which have been used to commit crimes such as drug dealing in local communities.

In his Safer in Kent Plan the Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Scott, committed to making offenders pay for the harm that they cause, so he created the Communities Together Fund to reinvest that money into the local communities those offenders potentially harmed.

The PCC has set aside £15,000 to be awarded to projects which bring communities together. The maximum grant available per project is £750. The fund will close once all grants have been awarded.

The fund is open to local volunteer, community, charity groups and social enterprises and bids must meet a least one of the below criteria to be successful:

  • Support volunteering and community involvement / neighbourhood action to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Promote social inclusion, community cohesion and integration
  • Improve and support the awareness of local residents in mental health and wellbeing
  • Improve community safety
  • Enable approaches which support the wellbeing of children and young people

For more information and how to apply please click here.

 

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