Making Northamptonshire Safer Fund - Grants Awarded 2021-22

This fund, provided by the Northamptonshire Police Fire and Crime Commissioner, provides grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 for initiatives that support the aims of the Police and Crime Plan.

Project Name

Kingswood Activity Camps

Area Covered

Corby

Amount Granted

£9,993.30

Police and Crime Plan Outcome

Prevention and Early Intervention

Reasons for believing the grant will contribute towards crime and disorder reduction

deter children and young people that access the activity camps away from crime, specifically ASB

 

 

Any conditions to grant?

The project must meet the government guidelines on social distancing

Bid Outline –

youth camp targeting children and young people from the Kingswood estate – using contacts with the local schools and colleges to target those who would otherwise be unable to access activity camps due to family income. Also targeting those likely to be involved in ASB and other potential criminal activity.

Project Name

Youth Fitness Training

Area Covered

Northamptonshire

Amount granted

£4,250.00

Police and crime plan outcome

Prevention and early intervention

Reasons for believing the grant with contribute towards crime and disorder reduction

deter young people away from crime

Any conditions to grant?

part funding granted to provide the service to older age group

Bid Outline –

 

grant towards the running of their project. Structured sport programmes to promote physical activity. Used to combat a range of social problems including crime, addiction, educational underachievement, lack of ambition, conflict management, community cohesion, gang culture.

Project Name

#CITADEL/ GWS journey to work programme

Area covered

Kettering Borough

Amount granted

£7,579.50

Police and crime plan outcome

Prevention and early intervention

Reasons for believing the grant will contribute towards crime and disorder reduction

deter from repeat offending or criminality

Any conditions to grant?

N/A

Bid outline –

 

employment support programe for ex offenders aged 19-26yrs. Supported and in partnership with #CITDEL.

Project name

TRV replacement Vehicle

Area covered

Countywide

Amount granted

£8,272.20

Police and crime plan outcome

Robust enforcement & Victims at the Heart of Justice

Reasons for believing the grant will contribute towards crime and disorder reduction

support the work of Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service when conducting searches for missing people in Northamptonshire.

Any conditions to grant?

n/a

Bid Outline –

 

to fund the equipment required to adapt a vehicle suitable to support the work of Northamptonshire Search and rescue. The OPFCC funds will be used to equip the vehicle and make relevant adaptations. Other funding is sought for the purchase of the vehicle and the funding of the stickers and signs to be fitted to the vehicle after necessary adaptations have been done.

Project name

Kingswood Community Support

Area covered

Corby

Amount granted

£10,000

Police and crime plan outcome

Prevention and early intervention – stopping young people from becoming involved in crime

Reasons for believing the grant will contribute towards crime and disorder reduction

increase confidence and relationships between police and community. Working in partnership with both officers and PSCO assigned to the Kingswood estate.

Any conditions to grant

n/a

Bid outline –

 

to employ an additional youth and community workers to support the outreach work they are doing on the Kingswood Estate, they have built partnership contact with the OPFCC Youth Team who are supportive of their bid

Project name

Do you accept? E Safety Workshops

Area covered

Countywide

Amount granted

£6,300

Police and crime plan outcome

prevention and early intervention

Reasons for believing the grant will contribute towards crime and disorder reduction

raise awareness to the children about the dangers of sharing information online with strangers

Any conditions to grant

n/a

Bid outline –

 

e-safety workshops within Primary Schools across county to raise awareness of the dangers of strangers online and sharing sensitive information