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Commissioner's Proceeds of Crime (POCA) and People Power Funds

    Two rounds of funding will be held by the Commissioner, the first which opens 1 March and closes 14 April, the second which opens on 1 August and closes on 14 September.

    Applications should align to at least one of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s (PCC) four priorities and also local community safety priorities. Guidance and full details of Timelines including processes, payout and evaluation requirements are on the PCC’s website.

    POCA

    Applications can be submitted by strategic community safety partners (ie those that are formally part of a community safety forum) and make a long term contribution to local community safety activities.  Applications can be made for amounts of between £3,000 and £15,000 with a view to becoming sustainable in the longer term and are progressed through policing process initially.

    People Power

    Applications can be submitted by community groups for values between £100 and £3,000 with a view to becoming sustainable in the longer term. Applications should be supported by local policing and carry the support of the community safety partnership, who make recommendation to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

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