Apply for funding

Grants available from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has an ambition, through his Commissioning and Partnerships Team, to reduce offending and support victims, enabling people to realise their life potential without being drawn into the Criminal Justice System.

The Commissioner has pledged to secure services that empower partners and potential partners through regular opportunities to bid for grant funding for projects and contracts. He is inviting organisations to tell him how they can work with him to achieve his vision and make your communities safer through looking for new and exciting approaches, whilst still supporting those ideas that have been proven to work.

The Commissioner has established a fund to make communities safer, called the Safer Communities Fund.


Safer Communities Fund

The Police and Crime Commissioner is pleased to announce the launch of a new funding round to support victims and reduce offending for 1 April 2020 until 31 March 2021. We are looking for new, innovative and exciting approaches, as well as approaches that have been proven to work. Applications are welcomed for funding between £500 and £50,000 and can be submitted between Tuesday 1 October and Thursday 31 October at midday.

Further information on how to apply, including the grant criteria, details of the grant process, useful contact information and guidance for completing the form, can be found within the ‘Guide to Applying for Funding 2020/21’. We will also require all applicants to complete a mandatory safeguarding checklist.

A pdf copy of the application form has been made available for applicants to view the questions before using the web based form. Please note this is for reference only.

We look forward to your applications and if you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact the Commissioning Team by email.


Sexual Crime Therapeutic Services Expression of Interest

Support services for victims of sexual abuse, assault, rape and violence are currently commissioned though a mix of local and national funding. Following a competition for funding, we are one of five successful areas to receive three years funding from the Ministry of Justice to locally commission sexual crime services.

Working with local partners and providers we are commissioning a sexual crime therapeutic service which will include counselling and sit alongside other commissioned services such as the Victim Care Service and Frankie Worker Services ensuring support for victims of sexual trauma in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton.

Applications are now closed. Please contact the commissioning team if you have any questions about your application.


Conditional Caution Intervention for Perpetrators of Non-Intimate (family members) Domestic Abuse Expression of Interest

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, in partnership with Hampshire Constabulary, invited providers to submit an expression of interest to provide an Out of Court intervention for offenders over the age of 18 years who have committed a domestic abuse offence against a family member.

Individuals meeting the eligibility criteria will be referred by Hampshire Constabulary as a condition attached to an Out of Court Disposal. The condition will require completion of an intervention designed to address issues that underpin their offending behaviour, while considering the wider familial context of the relationship between the individual and the victim of their offence.

Applications are now closed. Please contact the commissioning team if you have any questions about your application.



Other funding opportunities

Funding South East has compiled a guide to funding opportunities regionally, which may also be able to support your project.


Funding allocations

View the Commissioner’s past and current funding allocations by clicking on the relevant block:

Past PCC Funding Allocations Current PCC Funding Allocations

Neighbourhood Crime Maps

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