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Apply for PCC Funding

Applying for PCC Funding Police Property Act Fund football pic


The PCC has funds available to enable local people and organisations to access both one-off and long term grants that actively reduce crime and disorder and reduce the fear of crime. 

Applicants can apply at any time and must be able to demonstrate that the project or initiative meets one or more of the Police and Crime Commissioners objectives.

These are:

  • Investing in Our Police
  • Ensuring a Batter Deal for Victims and Witnesses
  • Tackling Re-Offending
  • Working Together to Make Cleveland Safer
  • Securing the Future of Our Communities

Available funds include:

Police Property Act

The Police Property Act Fund is created from the sale of recovered stolen goods or property where the owners are not known and cannot be traced. The Police and Crime Commissioner will consider applications from local voluntary and community groups who are working for charitable purposes to improve the lives of people in the Cleveland Police area.


PCC Community Safety Initiatives

The Police and Crime Commissioner receives funds from central government to distribute to organisations and groups who are committed to improving community safety in Cleveland. In accordance with Section 143 of the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, all awards from this fund must address one or more of the following:

  • Crime and disorder reduction, including antisocial behaviour, in communities and neighbourhoods
  • Reducing the misuse of drugs, alcohol and other substances
  • Reducing re-offending
  • Helping victims, witnesses or other people affected by crime and antisocial behaviour (if services are not already being commissioned by the PCC)

Click here to see a list of projects the PCC has funded during 2017-18

Grants and Commissioning

In accordance with section 143 of the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 and any funding conditions set by government, the PCC will commission services for all of the above purposes including but not limited to services that help victims and witnesses affected by crime and antisocial behaviour. Click here to read more about the PCC's Commissioning Strategy.



How to apply

To make an application for funding, please download and complete the application form below. There is also a guidance document to assist with completion. Once completed, please email the application form to pcc@cleveland.pnn.police.uk

At each Funding Approval meeting allocations for applications will be decided upon and which fund the money will be distributed from. The panel assesses whether the application meets the PCC's award criteria and the level of funding which can be provided. 



Progress Reports and Budget Reporting

If you have successfully applied and received funding from the Police & Crime Commissioner, you will be required to report progress on how the funding has been used. Please download and use the following documents to report progress:

If you are having any difficulty downloading documents or require assistance, please contact the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland on 01642 301632.


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