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Grants and Funding

Policing and Community Safety Partnership Small Grants Programme

Mid and East Antrim Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) will be open for applications from 9am on Monday 5th June and invites applications for community safety themed projects from Community, Voluntary and Statutory based organisations operating in and across the Borough of Mid and East Antrim, up to a maximum of £5,000. 

Activities should take place from September 2017 and have a completion date of 2 February 2018. 

The closing date for applications is 12pm Friday 30 June 2017.

Mid & East Antrim Policing and Community Safety Partnership will consider support for any constituted community or voluntary group undergoing activities within its statutory and civic remit where there is a benefit to Policing and community safety in the Mid & East Antrim area.

Policing and community safety partnerships aim to create safer and shared communities.  To help achieve this aim, awards will fund projects which prevent, reduce or address the following issues:

  • Addressing Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Reducing Crime, Fear of Crime (may include Business Retail Crime)
  • Rural Crime
  • Road Safety
  • Cyber Crime
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Building Confidence in Policing

Grants will be considered for those groups who provide a platform for increasing relationships with police or were Police are directly involved in the project. Mid and East Antrim PCSP would also encourage applications which create relationships between both sides of the community particularly where traditionally these relationships may have been difficult.

How to apply

Before completing an application, applicants should make sure that they are eligible to apply and have read these guidance notes in full. A step by step guide for the online application process is available on page 12 of the Guidance Notes which can be downloaded below.

Applications are made online:

Apply Online

We recommend that you discuss your application with a member of staff prior to application. Please contact the PCSP Team on the details below and ask to speak to the PCSP Manager or Officer.

Telephone: 028 2826 2461

E-Mail: pcsp@midandeastantrim.gov.uk  

Web: www.midandeastantrim.gov.uk  

Manual applications can be requested by contacting the Grants Office at:

T: 028 2563 3148 or 028 9335 8240

E: grants@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

Manual applications can be returned to any of the following Council buildings:

  • Ballymena – Ardeevin, 80 Galgorm Road, Ballymena, BT42 1AB
  • Larne –  Smiley Buildings, Victoria Road, Larne, BT40 1RU
  • Carrickfergus – Museum & Civic Centre, 11 Antrim Street, Carrickfergus, BT38 7DG

The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 28th October 2016. Late applications will not be accepted after this date.

Please note that applying for a grant is a competitive process and awards are subject to the availability of funds.

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, as part of its duties under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, is committed to equal opportunities and good relations and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All awards will be based strictly on the merit principle.