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Apply for PCC Funding

Applying for PCC Funding Normanby Allotment Association with alarmed padlocks


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. 

During 2018/19 the PCC granted over £105,000 for 35 crime fighting projects.

Applicants can apply during set periods 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 Better Deal for Victims and Witnesses
  • Tackling Re-Offending
  • Working Together to Make Cleveland Safer
  • Securing the Future of Our Communities

The PCC currently has two types of funding:

PCC Community Safety Fund Community Safety Fund logo on white

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 (where services are not already being commissioned by the PCC)

Click here to see a list of projects the PCC has funded during 2018-19
Click here to see a list of projects the PCC has funded during 2019-20


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.



How to apply

Your application go through the below three-step process:

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To make application for funding, you will need to download and complete the application document below. There is also a guidance document to assist you in completing your application. Don't worry about which fund you are applying for at this stage - our staff will assess your application. Once completed, please email to pcc@cleveland.pnn.police.uk


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Your application will be assessed during the next Funding Meeting - it will be decided whether the application will be successful and which fund the grant will be drawn from. The panel will assess whether the application meets any of the PCC's priorities.


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You will be informed whether or not your application has been successful and if so, what level of funding you will receive. We will provide you will all the resources you need to tell others about the PCC grant, including logos for your website and documents.



Cleveland PCC Funding Application Form  (Word DOCX File, 92kB)
PCC Funding - Application Guidance Notes (Word DOCX File, 61kB)


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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