Grants and Funding
Calderdale’s Community Safety Partnership:
Expression of Interest for Funding to Delivery Services Tackling Violent Crime
Calderdale’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) has been allocated funding at a borough level following the successful award from the Home Office to the West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU). The awarded funding for 2022/23 to the VRU from the Home Office is to support a programme of interventions across West Yorkshire to contribute towards the following:
- A reduction in hospital admissions for assaults with a knife or sharp object and especially among those victims aged under 25.
- A reduction in knife-enabled serious violence and especially amongst those victims aged under 25, and
- A reduction in all non-domestic homicides and especially amongst those victims aged under 25 involving knifes.
Calderdale CSP has been allocated funds from the VRU for the purpose of delivering a local programme of interventions in quarters 3 and 4 (September 2022– March 2023), and in doing so contribute to the above listed outcomes.
Calderdale’s intervention programme for 2022/3 has been informed by a Violent Crime Needs Assessment as well as the CSP’s own Strategic Assessment. Calderdale CSP (with support from providers and partners) has successfully delivered VRU interventions for the last two years and has used the evidence provided by the evaluation of these programmes to formulate the following specification for this year’s (Q3 & Q4) intervention activity.
The following funding opportunities are available:
- Outreach Provision (Inviting bids of up to £12,000)
- Enriching Activities, 1:1 & Group Work Programmes (Inviting bids of up to £12,000)
- Focused Deterrent (Teachable Moments) (Inviting bids of up to £30,000)
All Expressions of Interest received by the required deadline will be evaluated by the Violent Crime & Safer Streets Delivery Group. Applicants will receive notification of the outcome of applications on the week commencing the 10th of October 2022.
Please return to Expression of Interest form to
email@example.com by 9AM on 03/10/2022.
The Calderdale Cares Community Programme Board is now inviting bids from across the system on how we can develop community services. The board are particularly interested in ideas that involve the following:
- New and innovative ideas and why you feel this is important
- Clear on who the beneficiaries will be and how they can be involved
- Clear on how the beneficiaries will notice the positive change
- Involves collaboration and working together with other providers
- Makes the best use of our existing skills and assets in Calderdale
- How the positive changes can be embedded into our future ways of working
Further information including the application proforma can be found in this document: NR Investment paper pack V3
Please send your completed proformas to Shabana Kausar at Shabana.firstname.lastname@example.org before 28th October 2022
Grants of up to £5,000 to eligible Voluntary Sector organisations who are looking to trial a new idea or project or continue existing projects especially around
1) homelessness and housing
2) poverty and disadvantage
3) mental health and wellbeing
4) community cohesion.
Visit https://cffc.co.uk/general-grants-round-2022-2/ for full information and application criteria
Application Deadline: 31st October 2022
Grants of up to £25k Available to Groups to Support Calderdale Residents Improve their Emotional Health and Wellbeing
Voluntary and community sector groups can apply for a grant of up to £5k, up to £10k, or up to £25k to improve wellbeing with children up to 5 years old helping them get ready for school, or help young people develop well so that every 15 year old has hope and aspiration, that people have good emotional health and wellbeing resulting in fewer suicides, and people over 75 have strong social networks and are part of our community.
For complete information and application guidance, visit:
Application Deadline: September 22nd at 10.00am
Are you interested in being 1 of the 8 organisations to pilot this approach and receive a grant of £250 to implement your ideas?
If so, we would love to hear from you!
Active Calderdale VCSE Charter – Why?Because when we move, we’re stronger
Active Calderdale works with communities to make physical activity and moving more a part of day-to-day life for everyone in Calderdale. Currently, 1 in 5 people in Calderdale are inactive: taking part in less than 30 minutes of activity per week. We believe every organisation can play their part in supporting and encouraging those who visit their organisation to move more. Get involved – Voluntary and Community | Active CalderdaleHere are some examples to inspire you!
Benefits for your organisation & everyone connected to it
Being an Active Calderdale organisation can have a huge impact on the health of everyone connected to your organisation.Benefits to your organisation
- Contribute towards delivering a holistic approach
- Provide a more attractive, diverse offer as a service
- Help to meet targets
- Good leadership
- Good evidence and case studies
Benefits to the people you supportEven small changes in activity levels can make a big difference
How do you become an Active Calderdale VCSE Charter Organisation?
Our ask of you is that you review your organisation against 6 criteria including how you make Moving More desirable, how you lead the way and provide people with the skills and knowledge and see how you can:
- Support your staff and volunteers to ‘Move more’
- Support your members / services user to ‘Move more’
- Understand and monitor the changes being implemented and the impact the changes are having
- Celebrate successes
Through partnering with Active Calderdale – We will provide support (knowledge, resources, funding, connections) to enable you to implement changes to help you meet the criteria.When you’ve signed up, we’ll also send you an Active Calderdale VCSE Charter certificate you can display proudly in your offices, highlighting the positive changes you aim to make.
Sign up today!
We have made the process easy with our online form to submit applications.As this is a limited capacity pilot project, we will be accepting applications until 12pm Wednesday 31st August. We will review the level of interest and be in touch with those selected to take part.