The Commissioner has responsibility for a number of important grants and funds that work to improve community safety on Merseyside.

Community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises are invited to bid for a slice of these funds to help make Merseyside an even better place to work, live and visit.

We will also use this page to publicise external funding opportunity that our community safety partners may be eligible to apply for and which would help to cut crime and provide support for victims.

Please find out more about these grants below:

Arts | Culture | Sport Fund

Merseyside’s Police Commissioner has announced £200,000 is being invested through the region’s Violence Reduction Partnership (VRP) to build brighter futures for young people across the region.
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Youth Diversion Fund

The Commissioner has now launched her autumn Youth Diversion Fund for the third year running. This offers community organisations, charities and groups the chance to apply for a one-off cash boost for grassroots initiatives offering safe and engaging activities for young people.
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Crime and Disorder Reduction Grants

Crime and disorder reduction grants are used to provide funding to organisation which help to tackle these issues in Merseyside.
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Crime Prevention Fund

The Commissioner's Crime Prevention Fund gives organisations, charities and social enterprises the opportunity to bid for up to £25,000 to help prevent crime and protect their communities.
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Neighbourhood Resilience Fund

The PCC has launched her inaugural Neighbourhood Resilience Fund. This first round of funding will allow more than 37,000 people across Merseyside to benefit from 20 projects that will help increase safety and boost community spirit in their areas by providing a small but vital cash boost to work with local police teams to solve problems in their area, and protect their neighbourhoods, while encouraging residents to be alert and aware of issues.
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