The Commissioner has responsibility for a number of important grants and funds that work to improve community safety on Merseyside.

Community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises are invited to bid for a slice of these funds to help make Merseyside an even better place to work, live and visit.

We will also use this page to publicise external funding opportunity that our community safety partners may be eligible to apply for and which would help to cut crime and provide support for victims.

Please find out more about these grants below:

Arts | Culture | Sport Fund

Through the Arts | Culture | Sport Fund, Merseyside’s Police Commissioner works with the region’s Violence Reduction Partnership (VRP) to invest funding into building brighter futures for young people across the region.
Find out more about Arts, Culture, Sport Fund
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Youth Diversion Fund

The Commissioner's Youth Diversion Fund offers community organisations, charities and groups the chance to apply for a one-off cash boost for grassroots initiatives offering safe and engaging activities for young people.
Find out more about Youth Diversion Fund

Neighbourhood Resilience Fund

The PCC's Neighbourhood Resilience Fund is designed to fund projects that help increase safety and boost community spirit, enabling local people to work with police teams to solve problems in their area, and protect their neighbourhoods.
Find out more about Neighbourhood Resilience Fund

Community Cashback Fund

Grassroots organisations and voluntary groups across Merseyside can apply for a share of cash for projects focused on preventing crime, building safer communities, and providing better opportunities for young people.
Find out more about Community Cashback
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Crime and Disorder Reduction Grants

Crime and disorder reduction grants are used to provide funding to organisation which help to tackle these issues in Merseyside.
Find out more about Crime and Disorder Reduction Grants and apply
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Crime Prevention Fund

The Commissioner's Crime Prevention Fund gives organisations, charities and social enterprises the opportunity to bid for up to £25,000 to help prevent crime and protect their communities.
Find out more about Crime Prevention Fund and apply