VERU Grant Fund
The Bedfordshire Violence and Exploitation Reduction Unit (VERU) grant funding is now closed.
For more information contact:
Twitter Account: @BedsVeru
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Grant Fund
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s (PCC) Grant Fund is now closed.
We would like to inform our partners that the decision letters will be issued on w/c 9th March 2020.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s (PCC) Grant Fund seeks to support organisations and projects whose work helps to prevent offending, protect communities and support victims of crime to cope, recover and move forward.
For the financial year 2020/21 the OPCC will be seeking bids on the following projects:
A: For local community members, community groups, Councils to inform the OPCC of relevant hot spots where they would like intervention activity to take place.
B: an organisation or group to supply that intervention
2. Domestic Abuse
A: Bids need to be for both male and female victims as well as covering Pan Bedfordshire. The Commissioner is looking for co funded bids and joint working.
The OPCC will be issuing continuous funding in the following areas:
Victims of Sexual Assault Offences
Child Sexual Exploitation
Youth Offending Services
Mental Health Service
Family Drug and Alcohol Court
Children and parent support after exploitation
Bids for funding will be assessed against the following key criteria:
Compliance with the EU Victims Directive - services must be free of charge, confidential, non-discriminatory (including being available to all regardless of residence status, nationality or citizenship), available whether or not a crime has been reported to the police, and available before, during and - for an appropriate time, after any investigation or criminal proceedings.
An ability to demonstrate innovative and collaborative working across the county of Bedfordshire.
An ability to comply with and meet the monitoring requirements, as agreed with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.
Further details available in the guidance documents
If you require any further assistance please email the Commissioning Team: PCC-Commissioning@bedfordshire.pnn.police.uk
Calendar Applications Opening
Calendar Reporting Schedules
Calendar Successful Bids
Grant Fund Application - Domestic Abuse
Grant Fund Application - Early Intervention
Grant Fund Application Guidence - Domestic Abuse
Grant Fund Application Guidence - Early Intervention