CrimeBeat is an initiative that aims to make communities safer through the actions of young people and for the benefit of young people. The scheme is under the direction of the High Sheriff of Wiltshire and its objectives are-
- To promote for the public benefit a safer and improved quality of life through the prevention of crime and the protection of people and their property from criminal acts.
- To secure for the public benefit the advancement of education amongst young people up the age of 25 in all matters relating to prevention of crime.
Benefits of CrimeBeat-
The Wiltshire and Swindon CrimeBeat scheme encourages community groups and organisations to develop projects which engage young people and support the local community to reduce young people led crime and anti social behaviour.
So, the project must focus on:
• Anti Crime
• Anti Bullying
• Combating Anti Social Behaviour
Projects should take place in Wiltshire or Swindon and can run anytime, term time or school holidays. Projects should be for young people aged up to 25 years.
How much can you apply for?
Grants are in the region of £500 but groups should specify the full costs associated with their project.
What to do next?
Please fill in our “Expression of Interest Form” and a member of our grants team will contact you with the full application requirements. Please quote 'CRIMEBEAT' in the Other Information box on the form.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: CURRENTLY CLOSED