Stronger Communities Fund
Good causes in the West Midlands can apply for funding to tackle
crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour in their communities.
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson is
offering one-off grants of up to £2,000 from his Stronger
As well as tackling crime and anti-social behaviour, the aim of
the grants is to strengthen relationships with the police and
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said:
"These one-off grants can make a real difference to
"Previous successful applications have included funding for
after-school clubs, sports clubs and community events.
"The principal aim of the Stronger Communities Fund is to
provide small grants to help local projects and groups succeed. I
also want to encourage community contact with local police to
increase trust and confidence and reduce crime, disorder and
The fund opened to applications on September 5 and decisions on
which schemes have been successful will be made in October by the
The application form can be found at the side of this page.
The Stronger Communities Fund replaces the Community Initiatives
To be successful, projects need to fulfil at least one of the
following: improving community safety; responding to a community
need; promoting partnership working; building stronger communities;
engaging or empowering young people; supporting victims of
Closing date is Friday 7 October 2016 at